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2015, The year of the dots


After, Calculated Murder, I wanted to keep exploring what I can do with just dots and circles.  The shape interests me and gives a nice touch to my work.

East Village


I walked into this bar... Saw all the heavy hitters on the bathroom wall and had to join the club.  I have since seen others take pictures of this wall and its nice to see myself featured.

Hi Friend


This was just a progress shot.  I ended up covering this whole canvas front and back with dots in a specific calculated pattern.

 

Sold.

Crutch Rifle


So I am a fan of horror, zombie, post apocalyptic things.  I decided to try to make weapons that have multiple uses with limited supplies.  This is a crutch rifle.  Adjustable stock for shooting can also be adjusted for using as a crutch.  The rubber foot also works as a small sliencer.

Balloons and Dots


4x2 postal sticker piece.

 

Not for Sale.

NYC MAP


Price: $80

Miami Beach/City Scape.


After Art Basel Miami, I had to make a response piece to the crazyness and lifestyle I got to live with my best friend for a week.  This is the end result.

 

Price $400

Complex Romance


This piece was entirely intentional.  I accidently left some latex paint in my car for a week during the winter and it froze hardcore.  After letting it thaw out it was this weird textured paint.  I then wanted to recreate that and had multiple cans of paint just hanging outside my window for weeks thawed them out and poured it on canvas.  This was the end result.

 

Using red I wanted a romantic piece.  I also went the extra step to let people touch it in the gallery to experience it with another sense that you normally don't get to with paintings.  This painting is about love and break up

 

SOLD

Oil on Paper


So, I started creating my own markers using oil paint and turpenoid

Danny B's Guitar


Danny B (shown) commissioned me to paint one of his old guitars.  I think I nailed it.

Framed Art


This piece was part of a photo shoot I had to do for an online magazine that wanted to interview me.  After this piece I started "framing" my street art pieces making fun of fine art and the street art culture.

 

The website eventually got deleted... oh well.

 

 

Spazzin'


33"x40" acrylic on canvas.

 

Got into the idea of abstract miminalist street art.

 

Sold.

Too fine for the streets, too street for the gallery


This piece ended up being in my blacklight show.  Piece does wonderful things.

 

Price: $600

Street Smoothie


18"x36"

 

Price: $600

Enzo


36"x48"

 

Price: $800

Numb


24"x24"

 

Banged this piece out in minutes

 

Price: $100

A New Beginning --> Bar Nights


This was a commission that was sent out to California. The first painting wasn't fitting to the buyer, and the second one was the finished product.  Got two different paintings out of one canvas.

 

 

Across The Pond


Took one of these customs declaration packets and drew on them.  This was one of the results.

 

Price: $80/unframed

Graffwitt


This was a Sol Lewitt reference using grafitti tastes and tools.

 

Price: $700

"Fine Art"


After this location finished burning down, me and a buddy got in and sprayed some walls.

I ended up doing this piece on a column, using only spray paint.

Collab With Mike the Soupcan


Collaborating with another painter isn't always easy. Some times styles clash, or it becomes muddy.  This one is a result of two styles flowing real well together.  We picked a horror theme since Halloween was around the corner and its a genre that we both bond over.

Wedding Dress

This was for Hartford Fashion Week, I was paired up with Venom Vintage and she lent me this dress.  I've always wanted to paint one, and this is what I came up with.  I treated each layer like it was a rebellious act against tradition and marriage.  I finshed with a classic "HA HA..." and a signature to almost offend a bypasser.

Quick Commission

 

This was for a bicycle race in Newington, CT.

Apple & Fruit!

 

So these two pieces were for a fundraiser for the Old Lyme Art Association. They were on 6"x6" gesso board.  

 

The Apple is made out of Sculpty oven bake clay and painted with acrylic.

 

Fruit! is a  painted sticker on painted board, something a little different for the Old Lyme audience.

Courthouse drawing

just waiting for jury duty...

Something Real Quiet

 

12"x12" canvas, oil ontop of acrylic

 

Sold.

"Fine Art"

 

18"x36" this was me trying to have strong control over my crazy line work.  It took a lot of patience not to go crazy with my new oil sticks.

 

Sold.

Chicago Mural

 

I had a show in Chicago and I was able to hang around for a week.  Shark and I ended meeting up with some locals that brought us to this spot under some bridge on train tracks.  My goal was to make my heavy backpack lighter, so I went crazy and used up almost all my cans.  On the walk back we ended up seeing a bedroom set up a homeless person made.  Pretty crazy how adapted some people get to the streets.

Chicago Mural

 

I had a show in Chicago and I was able to hang around for a week.  Shark and I ended meeting up with some locals that brought us to this spot under some bridge on train tracks.  My goal was to make my heavy backpack lighter, so I went crazy and used up almost all my cans.  On the walk back we ended up seeing a bedroom set up a homeless person made.  Pretty crazy how adapted some people get to the streets.

Thoughts from Miami

 

30" x 22"

After, Art Basel: Miami, I like to do a painting thinking about all the art that I saw, what I've learned, and how it made me felt.

Fully Loaded

 

40"x30"

This piece was made for Brideport's "CT Against Violence" show.  Each level is to represent something about gun violence.

 

Working at an elementary school in an inner city I have seen what early childhood artworks look like; simple smiley faces, hearts, flowers, and stars.  I choose to use this style of art work for the background of my stencils because its the innocence in a later gunman.  The first layer is three gunman pointing guns at each other, two at each other and one behind the middle one's back.  This the loss of trust between people, the smiley faces that are shown represent the people that are connected to the gunman (family, friends, co workers, etc).  The smiley faces that were blacked out are to represent all the people we have lost through gun violence.  The second level is guns with hearts.  The gun used to break hearts and stop them from beating. The people laying down or with their hands up with a flower pattern, flowers you don't see in a funeral.  Lastly, The anuk with the stars; the anuk is the symbol for external life (death).  Being intrigued with Egyptian culture and trying to find a different symbol for death than skull, coffin, ect.

Sloth

15"x30"

This piece was made for a New Year's Eve show at Highland Brass Co.  The theme was the Seven Deadly Sins, and I was given "Sloth" so this is my interpretation of it.

Yesterday & Today

 

6, 18"x36" canvases clamped together to make this painting.  In total it is 9ft by 3ft.  This painting went through many changes, a lot of failed paintings lay underneather this top layer.  Each canvas is for sale.

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