Kym Thurman

Kym Thurman

  I met a really wonderful artist today at the at the John Sommers Gallery at UNM – Kym Thurman. She had an exhibition of really beautiful abstract canvases exploring line, form and color. Her show is up through April 20th. The space was perfect for the work she...
Imagined DNA Portraits

Imagined DNA Portraits

After 20 years of studying my family genealogy through historical records and DNA research, I’m inspired by the information collected and I have begun the first stage of a new series of portraits. These new portraits depict the “imagined” DNA strand...
Autumn and Sunny

Autumn and Sunny

Autumn and Sunny placed 8th in the 2014 Virginia 4H Show, which is a very big deal for an 11 year old girl. Her parents wanted to remember the occasion so they commissioned a portrait. 48” x 36” is a great size for such an accomplishment. The pencil sketch on the...
Halloween Project

Halloween Project

Nightmare Before Christmas These Lawn Sculptures are based on the character’s from Tim Burton’s “Nightmare Before Christmas” film. They were constructed from 3/4” plywood, sealed and painted with exterior latex enamel. It’s likely that they will remain on display...
Sid The Cat

Sid The Cat

Dave Elmore of Sol International Foundation in Roatan Honduras has commissioned me to paint Sid, a local hero. The preliminary sketch. Studio view of the work in progress. I worked from the iPad on a tripod and the photo. I used this photo for the torso part of the...