Producing paintings and fine art for a living.
November 2005 - present - Kettle Art Gallery
Founder / managing partner of Deep Ellum gallery focused on many of North Texas finest mid-career
artists and those who steadily and seriously create beyond traditional gallery realms of visual art.
1998 - 2007 - Artwork for Gypsy Tea Room
Hundreds of 12' x 8 foot promotional murals w/ 100% Artistic Freedom!
Other commissions of note include...
7/ 05 - The Black Forest Theatre
One 12 x 40 mural on Erykah Badu's community center / theater.
As seen on the opening page of the cultural section to this years Best of Dallas.
10/2003 - The McKinney Avenue Contemporary, a.k.a. The MAC
One 24 x 18 foot Virgen de Guadalupe on one of Dallas finest art centers.
This image was chosen because it may be the most important in the history of the western hemisphere.
11/10/2002 - Art director for Tunnelvisions muralist project.
(benefiting the Deep Ellum Association)
This project is a two sided, approximate quarter mile long tunnel,
that serves as the gateway to the Deep Ellum area of Dallas.
The talent of nearly 50 artists were utilized in each execution of this event.
Other executions of this project include 1993, 1994, and 1999.
6/ 7/ 2000 Bronco Bowl Theater, one 8x184 ft. mural
embracing my 'four R's'... Rock n Roll and Robert Rauschenberg...
This mamouth undertaking featured numerous acts that sold out this 3,000 seat concert hall.
10/ 89 - Rolling Stones backdrop
Commissioned to create one 8' x 40' private party drop, which led to providing artwork for
Guns & Roses / Metallica - 1992, U2 - 1993, and The Eagles - 1994.
4/ 79 - 6/ 83 Agora Ballroom, Dallas - All artistic responsibilities.
One person Exhibitions include;
1991, 1993, 1998 & 2001 - the Art Bar in Deep Ellum, Dallas, TX.
7/ 1993 "Lifeforms" - the Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, TX.
7/ 1981- "Some Kinda Art Show" Deep Ellum Gallery, Dallas, TX.
Group Shows include;
7 / 2004 & 2005 - McKinney Avenue Contemporary membership show
1989 2002 - Dallas Visual Art Center Membership shows.
10/ 2000 - Elizabeth State Thomas Gallery, Dallas, TX
5/ 1999 - "Flavor Crystals" Deep Ellum Center for the Arts, Dallas, TX.
5/ 1999 & 5/ 94 - "Beaux Art Ball" at the Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX.
11/ 1998 - Curator for "Ellumental Eyedeal" Deep Ellum Center for the Arts, Dallas, TX.
7/ 1995 - Curator for "Eleuthria" Trammel Crowe Center, Dallas, TX.
3/ 1993 - South by Southwest, Musicians Gallery, Austin, TX.