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Of My Blood
These are courtroom style drawings of participants at The National Veterans Wheelchair Games held in Denver this past July. This accelerated approach was helpful in capturing a moment during movement.
I'm looking at an old photo. It's 1936 and NYC Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia, with a hand on the shoulder of Joe DiMaggio and the other on Lou Gehrig, is beaming as he welcomes the rookie. DiMaggio would exceed the expectations of everyone and certainly be worth his...
Artwork for plaque honororing those Corpsman and Marines who died from Hotel Company 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Vietnam. This was the unit that the artist had served with.
Mark Kline is a 38-year-old disabled Army Veteran living in Mexico, NY. Mark became sick while stationed at Ft. Lewis after returning from his tour in Germany and Bosnia. Mark was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder called Wilson's Disease. It is characterized...
The dedication ceremony for the Town of Tonawanda Veterans Memorial was held August 18th, 2009, at Walter M. Kenney Field. From the program: While the 7-foot V-shaped granite monument that anchors the Town of Tonawanda Veterans Memorial may appear abstract to some,...
"Fragile Warriors" Oil (51"x92") 2009 In over 30 years of employment with the V.A. Healthcare System, working as a Creative Arts Therapist on the inpatient psychiatric care unit has been my most rewarding experience. The various characteristics of illnesses present...
Three new portraits are presented in this "Other Works" gallery, "Obama" , "Jimi-Revisited" and " Reverend Martin Luther King Jr."
My Mother is 87 years old. She came to this country in 1939, from Calabria, Italy. It was early in that decade that her mother made a piece of cloth from raw cotton. It was a long and tedious process. My mother gave me this particular fabric. It was my intention...
The latest monument I designed honors Matt Urban. He was the most decorated Veteran. It sits out front of The Rath Building, Franklin Avenue, Buffalo, NY. Photos can be found in the Momument Gallery.
This monument the artist designed honors Matt Urban, the most decorated Veteran. It sits out front of The Rath Building, Franklin Avenue, Buffalo, NY.
w/ close-up of faces within image:
7th Annual Fine Art & Healing Exhibition 2008 Impact Artists' Gallery, Tri-Main Center, Buffalo, NY February 2-23, Wednesday-Friday 11am-4pm I have two pieces on display in this group show, "Bird with a Smile" and "Yardbird". I will also be giving a lecture on...
The subjects may appear to be separate from each other. However, "Cool Nude" and "Bird With A Smile" were created simultaneously. There's a certain energy when things click in the studio. I liken it to long distance running. After so many miles, one reaches a high...