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Mr. Eddy

Eddy Mumma was born in Milton Ohio in 1908 and passed in Gainesville Florida in 1986. He took a painting class at age 60 at the suggestion of his daughter, but abandoned the class, unimpressed by the instructor’s criticism. Mumma, or Mr. Eddy, as he… Read More

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The Source

Here’s a blast from the past. I made this large diptych back in 1998 and exhibited it in an exhibition we put together called Canadian Shield, in a large 2-floor warehouse space. It’s about 8 feet wide and 6 feet tall. I painted it with… Read More

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Bluegrass Boys

Shields Landon “S.L.” Jones (1901-1997) was from West Virginia. He worked for the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad for 45 years. After the death of his wife in 1967, he took up whittling figures and drawing as a hobby in his retirement. He also played the… Read More

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Special Sauce

Here’s a blast from the past, one of a group of paintings I made after a couple fly fishing trips to Idaho, Wyoming, Montana and Yellowstone I made with my friend East Texas Red, back in the early 90s. I think this one is from… Read More

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Charley Kinney’s cat

I love Charley Kinney’s paintings. They’re expressive and bold, and some of them, like this cat, strike me as very funny. Kinney often set the image within some kind of painted framing device. All the ones I”ve seen are on paper, but I read that… Read More

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Whirlwind!

Tuffy P and Suzanne G have traveled together to look at art a few times over the years, including trips to Baltimore and Philadelphia. Over the past few days, they’ve been road-tripping around New York State. They visited the Burchfield Penney Art Center and the… Read More

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Last week for Shapeworks

This is the last week for my exhibition, Shapeworks, at Yumart. The gallery is open Wednesday to Saturday, noon to 6:00. I’ll be at the gallery all afternoon on Saturday if anyone would like to chat about the work.  

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