Locked out.
Locked out.

Oil on canvas 4"x6" 2017. Pricing available upon request.

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Wake up.
Wake up.

Oil on canvas 4"x6" 2017. Pricing available upon request.

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Rusted.
Rusted.

Oil on canvas 4"x6" 2017. Pricing available upon request.

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Welcome to New York.
Welcome to New York.

Oil on canvas 4"x6" 2017. Pricing available upon request.

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Garlic.
Garlic.

Oil on canvas. 6" x 6" 2014. Sold.

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Tomatoes.
Tomatoes.

Oil on canvas. 6" x 6" 2014. Sold.

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Salt, Tequila, Lime.
Salt, Tequila, Lime.

Oil on canvas. 12" x 12" 2014. Pricing available upon request.

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Italian still life (Uncle Steve's Kitchen)
Italian still life (Uncle Steve's Kitchen)

Oil on canvas 18" x 18" 2014. Pricing available upon request.

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Key lime pie martini.
Key lime pie martini.

Oil on canvas 16" x 16" 2014. Pricing available upon request.

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Coffee bean shot glass (Patron Cafe)
Coffee bean shot glass (Patron Cafe)

Oil on canvas 24" x 24" 2014. Sold.

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The Wave.
The Wave.

Oil on canvas 18" x 36" 2013. Not available for sale.

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The Cove.
The Cove.

Oil on canvas. 24" x 36" 2013. Pricing available upon request.

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We're breaking up.
We're breaking up.

Oil on panel. 9" x 12" 2012. Pricing available upon request.

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One tequila, two tequila, three tequila, floor.
One tequila, two tequila, three tequila, floor.

Oil on canvas 4" x 12" 2012. Sold.

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Fleur De Mer.
Fleur De Mer.

A commissioned hand-painted sign March, 2012

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NYC Trio
NYC Trio

Acrylic on black canvas 8" x 10" 2012. Sold.

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Flatiron Two
Flatiron Two

Acrylic on canvas 8" x 16" 2012. Sold.

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NYC
NYC

Acrylic on cardboard 2012. Sold.

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It's ironic that I drink to make my insides stop hurting.
It's ironic that I drink to make my insides stop hurting.

Oil on panel 6" x 12" 2011. Sold.

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Ready to kill with a smokin' gun.
Ready to kill with a smokin' gun.

Oil on canvas 24" x 36" 2010. Commissioned for the book, "The Art Album" by Dawud Knuckles, 2013. Pricing available upon request.

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I'm convinced wondering 'what if' is the worst thing there is.
I'm convinced wondering 'what if' is the worst thing there is.

Oil on canvas 18" x 24" 2006. Sold.

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Something better.
Something better.

Oil on canvas 12" x 16" 2006. Sold.

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Commissioned Work & Other Paintings

 

I work from my photographs because of my love for the medium and my desire to show detail and realism in my paintings.  I have always felt that the camera is the closest thing to allowing the viewer to see what I see through my eyes.  However, what the eye sees and what the photograph captures is limited.  Unlike the camera, the mind has the ability to filter and focus on specific aspects of the picture.  It is then my task to emphasize what I feel are the most important elements in my painting. 

 

I paint with oils on stretched, acrylic-primed canvas.  I consider composition while I am taking the photograph; I want the structure of the work to be interesting, to have some sort of unique quality.  To accomplish this, I shoot from many different angles and viewpoints.  The uniqueness of the photograph depends on the camera angle.