Tag Archives: kyle brooks

Thank You (go big happy)

Hi. I’d like to thank everyone for their support. It has been overwhelming and highly appreciated . I have received so many notes and emails full of encouragement. It will take me a while to get back with you. Thank … Continue reading

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Tree Spirits (jellybeans and in-betweens)

PEOPLE BREAKING UP. PEOPLE BREAKING DOWN. FIRE. STORMS. FRIENDS. HARD LABOR AND CAT SCRATCHES. POLLEN AND DUST AND UNSEEN DANDER. MUSIC AND BEANS AND A PLATE OF YELLOW RICE. A PILE OF VINES IN THE GREEN GRASS FIELD. I TOOK … Continue reading

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A Time At Hambidge (painting during the last grips of winter while in a mountain studio)

I was left alone on the side of a hill in a cabin called Fisher Studio. It was a cold two weeks with everything from some snow to a violent thunderstorm that split a tree into many woody spears due … Continue reading

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Pink and Red All Over (paper ghost valentine show)

Pink and Red and Warm all over. Red and Warm and Pink all under. Warm and Pink and Red in the middle. I feel funny but just a tiny little. There is a little Valentine’s Day themed show this Saturday … Continue reading

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The Man With The Red Red Beard (shadow and light)

Photo by Curtis Compton This week has been one of the strangest, oddest and saddest weeks of my life. This week I turned 43 and this week my wife and I have dealt with some very sad news. We are still dealing … Continue reading

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FireLight 2016 (coming soon to a weekend near you)

FireLight 2016 is coming up, and I am making a lot of art for it again this year. The Georgia Conservancy has been super good to me and I am helping them out with this year’s fundraiser. I made a smiling camp fire sticker … Continue reading

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A Cactus Full Of Toys (a collaboration with Evereman)

I have known Evereman for sometime. In fact, he attended my wedding in Puerto Rico. If you asked him he might deny it. But it is true. Recently we worked together on a painting for his show at Notch8 Gallery … Continue reading

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Painting On Black (tattoo friends)

“Paint on the black“, he said. Paint on the black I did. He told me he wanted eyeballs. I painted him some eyeballs. I painted the Heavens and the stars and the Moon and Sun and the earth and plants … Continue reading

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Fence Lizards (long stories short)

I made a new friend named Nate. We met after an inquiry as to whether I would like to work with him on a little short documentary about me and my art. He had made a little film about my … Continue reading

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WEiRD and BlackCatTips (Creative Mornings Atlanta)

A year ago Blake Howard asked me to speak at Creative Mornings Atlanta. Of course I waited until the last few weeks to completely wrangle up my thoughts into a presentable package. The topic of the August gathering was WEIRD. This … Continue reading

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