Small works at Brewery Artwalk April 7-8th

Posted on March 30, 2018

In addition to my larger pieces, I will be showing a number of small works at the Brewery Artwalk April 7-8th. Please stop by and visit my studio, where I will be showing with fellow Brewery artist Chuck Overcash of The Knob Job.

Spring 2018 Brewery Artwalk
April 7-8th, 11am-6pm
2100 N Main Street, Los Angeles 90031

graf-weboil on panel, 6×6″

Spring 2018 Brewery Artwalk

Posted on March 28, 2018

Come visit my studio for the Spring 2018 Brewery Artwalk, Los Angeles! I will have new works on display, large & small. Artist Chuck Overcash of The Knob Job will be showing in my studio, and one of my portrait sitters, fabulous jewelry designer Claudia Endler, will be open two doors down.

Spring 2018 Brewery Artwalk
April 7-8th, 11am-6pm
2100 N Main Street, Los Angeles 90031

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“Reece Mews Reno”

Posted on March 7, 2018

Reece Mews Reno, part of my “Swedish Landscapes” series. This pieces is named after Francis Bacon’s studio, as some of the elements (the cube cage & circular rug) reminded me of his forms.

Reece Mews Reno, 48x60"

Reece Mews Reno, 48×60″

“Curtains”

Posted on February 1, 2018

Curtains, part of my “Swedish Landscapes” series.

Curtains, 24x30"

Curtains, 24×30″

“Reservations”

Posted on October 21, 2017

Reservations, part of my “Swedish Landscapes” series.

Reservations, oil on canvas, 36×48″

 

Fall 2017 Brewery Artwalk

Posted on October 19, 2017

Come visit my studio for the Fall 2017 Brewery Artwalk, Los Angeles!

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Paintings at Johnathan Behr, Bespoke Tailor

Posted on October 9, 2017

Recently, famous Los Angeles bespoke tailor Johnathan Behr allowed me into his studio to photograph fittings for a new body of work. I have long been interested in tailoring, and creating images of the process. The first three in the series (the following are oil on canvas, 14×18″):

Basted Suit I-web Johnathan Behr, the Basted Suit I

 

Basted Suit II-web Johnathan Behr, the Basted Suit II

 

Basted Suit III-web Johnathan Behr, the Basted Suit III

“Ennui (after Sickert)”

Posted on September 28, 2017

Ennui (after Sickert), part of my “Swedish Landscapes” series.

Walter Sickert is one of my favorite painters, and this image is an homage to, and obviously titled for,  his 1914 painting Ennui. (I even lifted the background painting for my piece.)

Ennui (after Sickert), 36x48"

Ennui (after Sickert), 36×48″

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“Eclipse”

Posted on September 19, 2017

Eclipse, part of my “Swedish Landscapes” series.

Eclipse, 36x48"

Eclipse, 36×48″

“Green and Pleasant Land”

Posted on September 16, 2017

Green and Pleasant Land, part of my  ”Swedish Landscapes” series.

Green and Pleasant Land, 24x30"

Green and Pleasant Land, 24×30″