Dear friends, residents of Gloucester and art lovers! I would like to invite you all to the closing reception of my Goetemann artist residence which will take place on June 27th 2012 at 7pm at my studio on 51 A Rocky Neck Ave. I am having an absolutely wonderful time on the Rocky Neck and I… Read More Art Residency Closing Reception on June 27 at 7pm
This photo of me was taken by my new friend-photographer Paul S. Stetzer on a hot afternoon at the Annisquam shore of Gloucester, MA. To see more works by Paul, please visit his site http://paulstetzer.smugmug.com/
Yesterday I was kindly invited for a short boat ride to view the Gloucester Harbor. I was fascinated with water, so graphical, live and different every second. Please enjoy my little photographic show:
This morning I stretched my paper across the studio to see how much I have left from a big roll of watercolor Arches paper. It looks like I have enough to make one large 90″x52″, one smaller 52″x40″ paintings and a set of little studies out of left over part. I think I will paint… Read More Getting ready for new paintings
A wonderful adventure happened to me the other day – I got to fish for squid! Right from the shore of the Rocky Neck, under the cover of night, I was trying my luck, thinking in my head that I am crazy, I just never though that I will catch anything… But the 1st minute… Read More SQUID metamorphose into calamari.
By the invitation of my new artist friend Mary F. Rhinelander, amazing printmaker from Gloucester, I have visited Boston Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) for the 1st time yesterday. We went to see an impressive printmaking show of Alex Katz. This is the most striking printmaking show I have seen! Large scale etchings, screen prints,… Read More Alex Katz at Museum of Fine Art, Boston
Tonight I will be installing my 2 day show, June 16-17, 2012 of “Rainy Way” watercolor series. If you are around Rocky Neck, stop by my studio any time during the day this Saturday and Sunday! Rainy Way 6 Winner of The Dale Meyers Cooper Medal, Allied Artists of America, 2011 Watercolor on rough paper30″ x… Read More “Rainy Way” watercolor show, this weekend!
Yesterday I visited Ten Pound Studio, by the invitation of my new Artist Friend Steven Bates. Located in downtown Gloucester on Center street and Main St, this studio is designed for making Batik (/ˈbætɪk/ or /bəˈtiːk/) a cloth that is traditionally made using a manual resist–dyeing technique. (wiki). I was offered to design my own pattern on high quality silk. While… Read More Working on silk at Ten Pound Studio
Let me start this blog post by telling you that people under-appreciate mackerel fish. This is my personal opinion that I base on a few facts: 1. It is just an amazingly delicious fish! 2. Atlantic mackerel is extremely high in vitamin B12. 3. Atlantic mackerel is also very high in omega 3 (a class of fatty acids), containing nearly… Read More Atlantic Mackerel – DELISH!!!!