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I  stopped making art a few years after art school out of   fear. I used every excuse not to step  into the abyss- I knew what was there and what was entailed. So I followed the path of least resistance- adopted what I  considered “normal” : I acquired a mortgage, a car payment, and everything else needed to sustain such things. This is a blog about second chances. This time around, my art IS  my life’s project. My goals:  see better, draw better, paint better- everything else is beside the point. I want to make MY  respiration meaningful.

I attended the San Francisco Art Institute as well as The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and am currently based out of Brooklyn, New York.

All contents of this blog are by me and are copyrighted , unless otherwise noted.  All my artwork posted are also for sale. Contact me if interested and help support my quest. I may also be interested in commission work. Thank you for passing by.

25 Comments leave one →
  1. November 24, 2010 4:32 pm

    Good luck with your quest – a brave and enriching step. You’ll appreciate the art better the second time around 🙂

  2. Fridee permalink
    December 3, 2010 4:55 pm

    Just stumbled to your blog…Interesting.

  3. February 12, 2012 5:16 pm

    Nice blog. Your artwork is great. Love your expressive line.

  4. February 22, 2012 3:42 pm

    Really amazing and inspiring artwork, and words. Great blog.

  5. ryskk permalink
    March 10, 2012 10:35 pm

    hey man, this is awesome decision that you’ve made for yourself. really cool stuff!

    -steve
    http://ryskk.wordpress.com/

  6. April 24, 2012 2:37 pm

    Your poetry is truly fantastic, very visual and raw. Your sketches are also really great, I have defiantely learned something. Thanks for taking the time to look at my blog,
    Meaghan
    http://imabrokeartstudent.wordpress.com/

    • April 24, 2012 2:39 pm

      thank you- and you’re very talented as well

      • Ess Dot Mars permalink
        August 15, 2013 5:26 pm

        Did you delete your FB? I came across the metro card you painted for me. I still have to send you a pic of my grandma. I know you’ve been asking me to send it but I guess I’m now in a food place where I can look through her pics. Anyway lets stay in touch.

  7. May 31, 2012 11:08 am

    really thankful for your blog
    http://manoftheword.com/2012/05/31/first-award-acknowledgment/

  8. June 29, 2012 7:07 pm

    Love it. I tried following the conventional line of thought and found out how miserable a human can be, and have never been happier since embracing my need to write. Good luck to you and all the best!

  9. August 27, 2012 12:17 pm

    superb work; i’ve linked to your blog. Thx for the blog! RT

  10. andlavinia permalink
    September 1, 2012 2:35 am

    hi there! gareth and I had a look at your blog. you do beautiful work, and I love your focus on the female form–genitalia, imperfections, and all. keep painting!

  11. October 28, 2012 9:41 am

    Just found your blog – your figure drawings are inspirational and beautiful.

  12. Emerson permalink
    January 31, 2014 12:00 am

    Good meeting you on the train today, I like your work. I wish you the best in your quest, it’s noble and inspiring.

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