As another show season starts I thought I’d reflect on what it means to an artist to have some down time. I’m lucky in that I typically have several months off between my last show of one year and the first of the next.
Not every artist has that luxury. I know several who do a show practically every weekend. […]
Hi, all. Welcome to the first blog from my new website. Seems like a good opportunity to talk about the new site!
My previous site served me well — for like a year…
Technology changes fast. I needed to make sure my online presence was doing everything it could to get my art out in the simplest, most attractive way possible. If […]
Donkey and Elephant Symbols: The Origin Story
Since I happened to create two animal sculptures that happen represent the Republican and Democratic parties, I thought it would be interesting to dive into the origins of these animal symbols.
This summary is from findings in the 2015 Hiscox Online Art Trade Report
The Global Online Art Market
The value of the global online art market has risen from just under $1 billion in 2013 to an estimated $6.3 billion in 2019
Clearly the trend of buying art online is only […]
The “Lost Wax” bronze casting method dates back centuries to ancient Chinese, Indian, Greek and Egyptian cultures. And though the technique has evolved, it’s still much like it was in ancient times.
Bronze is the most popular metal for cast sculptures due to its strength, lack of brittleness, and expanding/shrinking properties throughout the casting process. Bronze alloys also allow for very detailed […]
I find that even collectors of bronze can be unclear about how editions work. Here I’ll pull back the curtain on the bronze industry a little and give you some key vocabulary to understand what you’re seeing here and at other sculpture sites.
You’ll find a nice video on the process of how bronze sculptures are made right here, so I […]
I’m sure there are plenty of you out there who, like me, struggle to find anniversary gifts that are unique yet meaningful to your lasting love and relationship. Traditionally, the 8th wedding anniversary is commemorated by gifts of bronze or pottery. Who knew?
The 8th may not get as much […]
With hundreds of art shows across the country each year, I thought it would he helpful to artists and art collectors to give my take on the top art shows that I have exhibited at. Not only do I believe any artist looking to expand their brand and vision should be doing art shows, I think […]