Do the Math is oil on masonite. It’s about 13 inches tall and it floats about 3/4 inch out from the wall. It will be in my October exhibition at Yumart, here in Toronto.
Here’s a new painting fresh from the studio. This one is about 48 cm tall (19″). It’s called Summer Days. I’m still working on new paintings for my October exhibition at Yumart, here in Toronto.
Most of the time, painting has been a solitary activity for me and the studio the most private place. Yes there have been exceptions. Sheila Gregory and I did an entire show quite a few years ago of collaborative paintings – paintings on auto parts,… Read More
I trundled down to City Hall this morning to see the Brain Project brains at Nathan Phillips Square. Ours is the one with the monarch butterfly mosaics. Visit our page on the Brain Project site.
Sheila and I are participating in The Brain Project this year, in support of Baycrest Health Sciences. Our brain is sponsored by Cineplex. As The Brain Project returns for its second year, one hundred artists from around the world will transform blank brain sculptures into… Read More
I’ve been making paintings for a lot of years now and sometimes the whole damned thing remains a mystery to me. I guess that’s what keeps me doing it. I’ve never been a painter who exhibits a bunch of variations on a motif or anything… Read More
Mary T. Smith was a self-taught African-American artist from Mississippi. She lived from 1904 to 1995. She was a prolific artist during the years in which she painted. In her yard, she apparently created some outbuildings where she painted and installed her work. Smith’s work… Read More
Sheila Gregory and I are excited to be taking part in The Brain Project for the Baycrest Foundation. Baycrest is doing awesome work changing the future of brain health. For this project, they have provided us with a cast brain ready to be transformed. We’re… Read More
Here’s a studio sneak peak. This work, called Switchback, is acrylic on masonite. It’s about 2 feet tall, and it floats a little away from the wall.
Jack Savitsky was born in 1910. He lived in Pennsylvania where he began working in the coal mines at a young age. Both his parents were immigrants, his father from Russia and his mother from Poland. He was a miner for 35 years, until 1959.… Read More