“Always Faithful: A Marine’s Tale”

“Always Faithful: A Marine’s Tale”

Cover artwork and design for the upcoming novel "Always Faithful: A Marine's Tale" by Carl P. Marchi. This book gives a realistic view of the anguish a young person endures in becoming a United States Marine as well as the trauma of war.  The story also helps the...

Samurai & Tiki

Samurai & Tiki

One Tahitian myth suggests that everything started with Ti'i, Tahitian for Tiki, who created a woman from earth, then took her as his wife and committed incest with his daughter to beget the first man.

“My Space”

“My Space”

This set is titled 'My Space'. With the current war raging on, memories of my Vietnam experience continue to surface. One night I went into the studio with a troubled mind. These pieces were the result of that time spent, defining those feelings. [gallery link="file"...

Found Wood

Found Wood

After exploring many variations, I arrived at this painting. It reveals complexities that are in harmony with the piece of wood used as a subject. Seeing the same piece of wood in totally different ways. The possibilities are endless.

In Utero & Constrenatal

In Utero & Constrenatal

I'm very excited about this piece. The fact that it's inspired by a child's toy makes the form so much more relevant. Consternatal is an off-shoot of "In Utero." The painting expresses an amazed dismay of birth. The figure could represent Mother Earth.

Art for Justice – Bike Path Rapist

Art for Justice – Bike Path Rapist

As a Police Sketch Artist, I've learned that the success of an arrest relies more on the victim's (or witnesses') description than my talent as an artist. In the case of The Bike Path Rapist, a woman escaped from her attacker. At the time this attack had taken place...

One-man show … extended

The Adams Gallery, thru January 25th (extended), "Spheres of Influence."  Pieces from the 70's till present, including a preview of the upcoming series "Found Objects."

Lecture and Group Show

2nd Annual Healing Arts Tribute: Peak Performance While Facing Life's Challenges Adams Art Gallery 600 Central Ave. Dunkirk, NY 716-366-7450 National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum of Chicago Traveling Exhibit: "The Things We Carried" 11/15 - 12/13 Exhibition Hours: Mon...

Painting Captures Veteran’s Nightmare

Painting Captures Veteran’s Nightmare

On November 10th, an article was published in the Buffalo News about the painting, "O. P. Frisco", which can be found on this site in the War Themes Gallery.  A copy of the article can be found HERE.

“Dream Session”

“Dream Session”

Dream Session is a fantasy jam. Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley and Carl Perkins were recorded together as The Million Dollar Quartet. In this painting, Buddy Holly replaces Carl Perkins and the boys are ROCKIN'.

Commissioned Work

Commissioned Work

 "Dream Session" Oil (18" x 24") 2006 Commissioned by a dear friend, Dream Session is a fantasy jam. Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley and Carl Perkins were recorded together as The Million Dollar Quartet.  In this painting, Buddy Holly replaces Carl Perkins...

Remembrance Fountain

Remembrance Fountain

I've been a V.A. (Veterans Administration) employee since 1977. It's always been an honor to serve my fellow Veterans and provide some measure of comfort to their families. When asked to create a centerpiece fountain, for our newly installed Veterans Park, a mildly...

Ralph “Bucky” Phillips Courtroom Drawings

Ralph “Bucky” Phillips Courtroom Drawings

Ralph Sirianni is presently creating courtroom drawings for the Ralph "Bucky" Phillips case.  In part due to it being the largest manhunt in New York State history, the artist's images are being carried in media nationwide.

Poster Art

Poster Art

The Denver Center Theatre Academy, of Colorado, will present the play "4.48 Psychosis" by Sarah Kane. This performance will be part of The Boulder International Fringe Festival.  It will run from August 18th thru 27th. "Suicide" from the War Themes collection will be...

Exhibits

July 1st : " Art From The Heart " SLO Veterans Hall, San Luis Obispo, California   July 1st thru 29th : " Healing through Creativity " Museum In The Community, Hurricane, W. Virginia (www.healingthroughcreativity.org)   August-October : " The Things They Carried "...

George Harrison

George Harrison

Ex-Beatle George Harrison had a way of finding beauty in things. When a reporter asked what his personal goal was, he responded with 'To do as well as I can do, whatever I attempt. And someday to die with a peaceful mind.'