New shows for January 2015

Categories: Exhibitions, Friends, Studio Art, Travel

I have single works in shows in London and New York in January 2015.

The first is at London’s Somerset House and is called Mapping the City, curated by A(by)P. Amazing lineup, thrilled to be a part of it.
A preview at Brooklyn Street Art.

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Pickerville, acrylic and enamel on canvas, 44″x44″, 2014.

The second is a one-night auction event at New York’s Joshua Liner Gallery, a project by Converse to benefit the Andy Warhol Foundation’s charitable projects. You can view the other works in the show and bid on all of them online via Paddle8 here.


1967, acrylic, enamel, and resin on panel, 36″x36″, 2015

Recent paintings, December 2014

Categories: N/A, Studio Art

Morse Code Alphabet, 24″ x 72″ acrylic on panels

Curl, 24″ x 30″acrylic on panel

Nautical Flag Alphabet, 36″ x 48″ acrylic and resin on panel

Me and Kenji at Illuminus Boston

Categories: Exhibitions, Friends, Murals, Street

This kind of came out of left field to me. Converse asked me and my longtime buddy Kenji Nakayama to work with Jeff Grantz and Christie Digital to create a projection-mapped (I had to look up what that meant) animation for the Illuminus Festival on October 25, 2014 in Boston’s South End. I am basically a very low tech person – it’s all I can do to update my dang web site, let alone code anything – but I do love to work with people who look at computers the way I look at walls and paint. The results were projected on this empty shell of a building on Harrison Ave that everyone in town knows.

Here’s my animation and then Kenji’s… these are just my handheld iphone vids, nothing pro in the least for now, but hopefully you get the idea. It was really cool. My video has some priceless townie play by play in the background.

The future home of where this used to be… Cambridge, MA

Categories: Murals, Street

The EMF Building is a music jam space on Brookline Street in Cambridge, right down from the Middle East. I grew up down the street from it when it was vacant for years, and since then, the neighborhood has changed quite a lot as it’s become a big money tech and science hub of the world. This was a no-money rooftop ladder job that’s bigger than it looks and my legs feel it. I can’t imagine taking this on without a personal connection to the place, but the home town thing is very real to me. This is called “The future home of where this used to be.”




Big new mural, Denholm Building, downtown Worcester, MA.

Categories: Murals, Street

At 44 feet tall and 120 feet long, this mural is probably my biggest one yet, and all the more special to me in that I got to do it in my home state of Massachusetts. It’s called “The Block Player” and inspired by watching my toddler daughter build and play. Thanks to everyone who made this possible, especially Erin and the PAWG, the Worcester Rotary Club, Converse, my magnificent assistant and buddy Jimbo, and many more.

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Converse produced a 2-minute video of the process, too.