I Heart Austin, Texas!!

I am currently in Austin, TX, working on a mural project for Gatti’s Pizza, and managing to get in just a little sight seeing as well… The Mexican Freetail Bat is the mascot of Austin, after the city accidentally built a perfect bat habitat along the bat’s migration route from Mexico. The city considered them […]

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“Faces of History” in MN

As a visiting artist with the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center in Minnesota, I am painting a series of panels for the “Faces of History” mural, celebrating colorful characters from Minnesota’s past. These ten 4′ X 8′ panels will be installed outdoors in the neighboring town of Wadena, where the Alley Arts Institute plans […]

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“Pieces of History” Mural in Wadena, MN

For the entire month of June, I have been painting as part of a community project in Wadena, MN. My assistant Michael Beachy, a local art student, and project director David Evert working behind him. BEFORE… this is what the wall looked like before we started. And AFTER… the finished mural! It is intended to […]

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First Stop

Ottertail, Minnesota (population 451) is where I am laying my head these days, while I paint a mural in the neighboring town of Wadena. Small town life is something to get used to again after Chicago. I need to remember to pay AFTER pumping gas, and get used to people looking at me like I’m […]

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First Days on the Road

Driving through Sauk City, WI, the sky lit up with an amazing rainbow, a good omen for the journey! I am on my way to Wadena, MN, to help the town with a mural project they are starting. I will try to jump over to the Dakotas on my days off to create a dress […]

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