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
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
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
The other day I posted a pic of a painting of a yellow cat by Charley Kinney. Here’s another of his works, this one a fishing scene. You can see there are two people fishing. One is about to hook a lunker of a creature,… Read More
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
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
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
Yesterday, with our friend Suzanne in town from Halifax, we trundled on up to the McMichael Canadian Collection, north of the city. Once again there was a great deal of very interesting work to see, and as a bonus, we bumped into two old friends… Read More
I’m aiming to be at yumart from about 12:30 until closing today. Drop by and say hi. The gallery is at 401 Richmond here in Toronto.
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.