2000-2005

I made a lot of work during this era.  I am still digging and trying find images from my early years…There were shows in Los Angeles, Detroit, New York, Tokyo, television and movie placements, magazine write ups.  But I was young, naïve, and just making, making, making, and keeping poor records of my work. 

The language of this work had a ton to do with a love of the history of painting.  Also my formative years up to now being steeped in skateboarding, punk, graffiti, and every bit of visual culture I was turned on by.  You combine a love of visual language and story telling, with a Psychology degree with a minor in Biblical studies, and a fair amount of psychedelics, and you’ll have a recipe for some strange paintings…..

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circa 2004, a painting about history, oil and acrylic on panel, lives in Chicago with Joey Cruz…

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Circa 2003, oil and acrylic on canvas, sold to someone somewhere…

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circa 2002, mixed media on canvas, sold to someone out there…

575417_10202624664240471_1994068675_ncirca 2004, lives in Huntington Beach in this dining room, and I only have this photo…

artsyThis was a 48″ x 24″ painting, circa 2003, that lives in Huntington Beach CA

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Circa 2004, mixed media on panel, lives in Los Angeles CA…

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Circa 2004, oil and wood on canvas, whereabouts unknown….

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Circa 2002, 24″ x 24″, paint on panel, private collection

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Circa 2003, 24″ x 24″, paint on panel, private collection, Portland OR

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“Last Chance”, 48″ x 48″, mixed media on panel, 2004
“Private Lives”, 24″ x 36″, mixed media on canvas, 2004
“History Timeline (I got to skip all the ages of the past straight to my suburban Long Beach home)”, mixed media on canvas in found antique frame, 2004

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