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Salvageable Sections (a resting place returns home)

In 2013 I painted The Resting Place, a project with Molly Rose Freeman for the Atlanta Beltline. The outdoor room we built was temporary and lived several lives after the BeltLine installation. Recently it was returned to me, but in … Continue reading

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Pot Tops (used to cook beans)

Recently I painted some tops of pots — or maybe Pot Tops. They used to help cook bowls of beans but now I think they must cook up Sunshine Stew. They came over and I stayed out in the garage. … Continue reading

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Georgia On My Mind (painted states)

I recently painted a set of Georgia states. I made about 50 of them and I don’t think I will be making anymore like these. They were all unique. All of them were different than each other. I painted them … Continue reading

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A Crow & A Cat (a new mural at Mary Lin)

A concrete valley. A crow perched high up upon a towering fireplace. The winds swooped down around the summer clouds and blew a hot breeze past me and my supplies. I closed my eyes and imagined I was near a … Continue reading

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Clumpies Ice Cream Co. (3 murals about ice cream in 5 days in south chattanooga)

We drove up to Chattanooga with our new baby boy.  The van broke down when we rolled into town. I got some rides from nice folks. I found several good spots for coffee and breakfast. I talked to Uber drivers … Continue reading

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Streets Alive Spring 2018 (pogo stick fish)

I was a new father — only two days deep into this thing called Fatherhood. Soon after we came back home with our new baby I began to feel funny. Then they sent me to the doctor and I tested … Continue reading

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3 Weeks (formed in space)

  Teddy turns 3 weeks old today… guess I better bake him a tiny cake with tiny candles. He came to us from outer space a look of wonder on his face. I can’t quite fathom, how he was formed, … Continue reading

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Antennas To The Sky (painted poles)

I am building something. I am painting stripes. I decided to take a step forward before I was ready. I hope the antenna will bring me down signals that are right. I hope it will bring me the message. I … Continue reading

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New Year New Art (painted thoughts)

What color is your breathe? What color is your blood? What color are your leaves? What color is the mud? Things grow in their own way. Paintings develop on their own. Usually they grow in a manner that suites them … Continue reading

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The Smiling Tower (silkscreen practice)

I went to a class the other week to learn tips on how to be a better dad to a baby boy. As I have always done, I drew many doodles on the borders of my notebook. A few days … Continue reading

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