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My Time At Hambidge (fisher studio and the first of winter)

I recently spent a couple weeks at Hambidge Center near Rabun Gap, Georgia. It was my second art residency at Hambidge. The first residency was a couple years back at the tail end of winter. This year’s residency was just … Continue reading

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Two Sheets Of Plywood (time to make some bears)

Recently I made some wooden bear heads to sell. I started off with a couple sheets of old plywood I had stored for a while in my barn. I cut them out and took the wood shapes to Hambidge Center … Continue reading

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All Y’all (a funny sort of can)

A little while back I was asked if I would make some art for Monday Night Brewing. They were in the process of creating a new seasonal beer to be called All Y’all. I said sure. I like to say … Continue reading

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Accenture Mural (happy art on a wall above the interstate)

It is funny the way things come and go. The way things flow from parts of your life to another. Busy times and slow times — people that don’t look your way and then other times when the world is … Continue reading

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The Creative Rising (2 interviews for the price of one)

I recently sat down with Blake Howard, owner of Matchstic, A branding house located in Atlanta , Georgia. Actually, I sat down with Blake twice. The first time was a wild goose chase. We looked for hidden keys and fumbled … Continue reading

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Excurricular (green grass and old paint)

My friend who lives high on Lookout Mountain above Chattanooga asked me to be part of her project called Excurricular. She sent me a film camera and a journal and asked me to document whatever part of my life I … Continue reading

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Southern Ambrosia (album art + a dog leg drummin’)

I have a friend who is a good singer. Her name is Kristina Murray. She asked me almost one year ago at a friend’s party to make some art for her new album. I always thought record album artwork was … Continue reading

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These Smooth Stones (mumbling up a mountain)

Some people have dreams they can connect with. Some people have dreams shortly before they awake. Some people have dreams in the early morning light. Some people never thought it through until it was too late. Thanks to Weston and … Continue reading

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NCR Beam Painting (kyle brooks paints in a parking deck)

They said I should show up early. I said, “oh good golly.” I got there before sun up and put on my hard hat— zipped up my neon yellow vest and packed up my brushes and ladder. I went and … Continue reading

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Food Friends (a lunchroom with long tables and corn chips)

Someone was very generous. Someone was the winning bid at the WonderRoot gala in 2017. As a result, they could have a mural painted by myself anywhere of their choosing. The kind person with the winning bid wanted to have … Continue reading

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