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Reflections on DragonCon 2015

It’s been a few weeks since DragonCon and I’m now having time to post some photos of this year’s great convention. For those of you who don’t know, DragonCon is a HUGE science fiction convention in downtown Atlanta, GA every Labor Day weekend. I’ve been fortunate enough to have been accepted in the art show […]

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Best of Show in the 2015 Birmingham Artwalk

The Birmingham Artwalk in Birmingham, AL is the first show I applied for about five years ago, and I’ve been back every year. I have a great time talking to all of the people who stop by my booth, and I also love meeting all of the other artists. There are some very talented artists […]

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Merovingian accepted to international art competition

I entered an international art competition called the Art Olympia, a contest for new and emerging artists. The contest accepts artwork from all over the world, then all art will be judged in Tokyo, Japan. Yesterday I received a notice that my drawing Merovingian was accepted as one of 80 pieces of art from the […]

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Merovingian

Merovingian is a departure from the symmetrical mandala format. It’s an experiment in pure mechanical form inspired by nineteenth century lithographs of mining and industrial machinery and printing presses. Depicted in this drawing are wheels, pulleys, gears, bearings and axles, electric motors and cam shafts and a variety of mechanical forms assembled in a random […]