My collection of London drawings and watercolors are going to be included in the February Nashville Downtown Art Crawl with other work that demonstrates the mentorship opportunities available to students at Austin Peay State University. This show is curated by Paul Collins, President of the Coop Gallery in Nashville and will be located next to… Continue reading Upcoming Work on Display
Well I am maybe not surprised that I haven’t updated my blog since the semester started. I have been pretty busy with my studio classes and academic organizations. I’ve been very lucky to receive a curatorial scholarship working in the University Gallery installing and deinstalling the shows as well as working with the University’s Permanent Art… Continue reading Midterm semester update
Hello World, Thanks for stopping by. I have a confession. I’m a little obsessed with glass plate negatives. I’ve started scouring flea markets, antique shops, and Ebay in the hopes of finding interesting and visually appealing glass plates. I love an excuse to do a little research and peak into what someone thought was important to… Continue reading Glass Plates and Family Photographs
The back to school crunch is approaching as I wrap up summer classes and projects I won’t have time for in the fall. I’m sharing today something I’m excited about. I’ve expanded my knowledge in Photoshop and have started working on some personal family photographs. While visiting with my Nana for her 90th birthday, I… Continue reading Eek Summer is almost over!
Well the semester is coming to a close and I’ve been neglecting updates here. I’m still recovering from my trip to London, or should I say mourning my return to the States. I finished work on my icon paintings and promptly had to prepare for my presentation at the Undergraduate Research Symposium at Austin Peay… Continue reading Still the worst blogger, but a good student!
I swear I’ll go into more detail soon, but here is my newest work after loads of research and experimentation. Part of a larger research project this painting is part of my work to paint select members of the 27 Club in the style of Byzantine and Medieval icon paintings. When I went to London… Continue reading Jim Morrison Icon
During my research one of the traditional methods to gesso wood and the linen mounted on the wood was to use animal glue. While I’m not attaching linen on top of the wood I wanted to create a surface for the paint to adhere to the wood. I decided that I wanted to try using… Continue reading Gelatin as gessso