*****CURRENT AND UPCOMING SHOWS*****
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Several of my pieces are exhibited all the time at Create and Express, a sweet little art gallery and shop in El Segundo.
Address: 111 Eucalyptus Dr, El Segundo, CA 90245.
Shop website: http://www.createandexpress.com/
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********CURRENT PRESS COVERAGE **********
INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF SCRATCHBOARD ARTISTS (ISSA) SIGNATURE ARTIST STATUSMy work featured here.
I'm honored to attain Signature Artist status in this wonderful organization. Signature artists must show exceptional scratchboard skills, and work to promote the art medium through exhibitions and gallery showings. ARTSY SHARK featured artistMy Cover Story
. I am one of 28 artists chosen (out of hundreds of applicants) as a featured artist for Artsy Shark
. A wonderful site dedicated to art, the business of art, and a stellar online gallery. ART BEAT SPOTLIGHT featured artist
My work featured amongst many other talented artists in this online gallery: www.theartbeatspotlight.com
*****PAST EVENTS, GALLERY REPRESENTATION, AND SHOWS*****
Immediate Past President, International Society of Scratchboard Artists
President (2013-2015), http://www.scratchboardsociety.com/
San Diego Liberty Station Art Walk (San Diego, CA, August 2018)
Carlsbad ArtWalk (Carlsbad, CA September 2018)
South Bay Festival of the Arts (Torrance, CA, June 2018)
Beverly Hills Art Walk (Los Angeles, CA, May 2018)
San Diego Little Italy Art Walk (San Diego, CA, April 2018)
Hermosa Beach Fine Arts Festival (Oct, 2017)
El Segundo Art Walk (June, July, August 2017)
Juried show. Exhibited at Create and Express gallery and shop.
San Diego Liberty Station Art Walk (August, 2017)
Torrance South Bay Festival of the Arts (June, 2017)
Beverly Hills Art Walk (October 15-16, 2016)
Juried, All-originals show.
El Segundo Art Walk (July 21 and August 18, 2016)
Juried show. Exhibited at Create and Express gallery and shop.
Hermosa Fine Art Walk (June 11-12, 2016)
Beverly Hills ArtShow
Oct 2015. All-originals show. Juried show.
El Segundo Art Walk (June 18 and Aug 20, 2015)
Partnered with Create & Express
for 1st El Segundo Downtown Art Walk.
Beverly Hills ArtShow (Affair in the Garden)
All-originals show. Award: 3rd place, Drawing/Printmaking.
Redondo Beach 608 North Gallery
June 2013-October 2014 (Gallery has closed)
Beverly Hills Affair in the Garden Art Exhibition
All-originals show, demonstrating artist. Award: 2nd place, Drawing/Printmaking.
San Diego County Fair, 2D Fine Art (July-Aug 2014)
won 1st place in 2D arts at the San Diego County Fair!
International Society of Scratchboard Artists annual show, Page-Walker Art Museum, Cary, NC (June-July 2014)
My piece, "Pathlights"
juried into the show.
Hermosa Beach Art Walk (June 2014)
"24 and Under: A Small Works Show" at Las Lagunas Gallery (Jan 2, 2014 - Feb 2, 2014)
Laguna Beach, CA. "Dreamscape"
Illustrations for John D. Desain's novel "Sherriff Gus 2" (to be published Spring 2014)
Jan 2014 - I finished a series of 7 illustrations (pencil and paper, finished digitally) that were inspired by pin-up and nose art, to John D. DeSain's sequel to "Sherriff Gus". Check it out here
Calleros Dental office display (July-Nov 2013)
15+ pieces displayed all over Calleros Dental office in El Segundo, CA.
"Crafted at the Port of LA Fine Art Showcase" (October 18-20, 2013)
"Crafted" Special Events Area, San Pedro, CA.
Orange County Fair (July -Aug 2013)
Two of my pieces were juried into the OC Fair (Professional Illustration/Graphics division). "Dreamscape"
and "Green Man"
won 1st place in its Division!
Illustrations for John D. Desain's novel "Sherriff Gus" (published Fall 2013)
July 2013 - I finished a series of 7 illustrations (pencil and paper, finished digitally) that were inspired by pin-up and nose art. Check it out HERE
These were so much fun to do!
International Society of Scratchboard Artists show (June 5th - July 6th, 2013)
Federation of Canadian Artists Gallery - on Granville Island, Vancouver, BC Canada.
Signature Artist, Juried show.
AY Atelier Art Gallery Show (November 30th - December 2nd, 2012)
AY Atelier Art Gallery
put on the Enchanted Forest Holiday Art Experience Show! (Malibu, CA). Seven of my pieces were included in the show.
Santa Monica PIO art group show (October 28, 2012)
Pico Blvd (Santa Monica Civic Center)
Six of my ORIGINAL knife-etching pieces were juried into the show and on display!
IMAGINE show at Cannery Row and 608 North Fine Art Galleries (October 12-14, and 18-21, 2012)
Two of my more colorful pieces (Subterannean Dawn
and Trippin' Cricket
) were chosen for the annual group show. Great turnout!
PALOS VERDES ART CENTER GALLERY SHOW (Aug 31st-October 2nd, 2012) 10-4 PM)
Two of my pieces, "Queen of Roses"
and "Inspire Within..."
were juried into the show. Very nice exhibit!
SELINA FENECH'S ONLINE FAERIE AND FANTASY ART COMPETITION (Oct 2012)
I won best technical piece with my Faerie piece
. She's famous worldwide for her Faerie art. Woo hoo!
Check out her website here
MIRAMAR PARK (September 2, 2012 10-4 PM)
Artists by the Beach (Miramar Park, Torrance, CA, September 2, 2012, 10 AM-4 PM).Juried Show.
Very Venice Gallery (August, 2012)
My art is displayed at Very Venice Gallery in Venice, CA for the month of August, 2012.
Orange County Fair 2012 (July 13 - Aug 12, 2012)
Wonderful show - Juried show and exhibition featuring hundreds of artists, in addition to good ole fair fun, demonstrations, fun for the whole family! I myself conquered the giant turkey leg. Thanks everyone for supporting the arts! "Notre Dame"
was on display! Juried show.
MIRAMAR PARK (August 5, 2012 10-4 PM)
Artists by the Beach (Miramar Park, Torrance, CA, August 5, 2012, 10 AM-4 PM). Thanks everyone for coming out! Widget Art Studios is starting to get quite the audience, and the email list is growing! Juried Show.
HERMOSA ART WALK (June 9-10, 2012)
I'll be running my booth at the art walk. 100+ Artists showcasing their work! Juried show.
ARTISTS BY THE BEACH (June 3, 2012)
Miramar Park (about 3 miles south of Redondo Pier), Torrance featured my work. It was a great show and great turnout! Thanks everyone for coming out!
SOUTH BAY FOCUS SHOW (Nov 29, 2011 - Dec 16, 2011)
South Bay Focus Show at the Torrance Art Museum
will be featuring my Notre Dame
piece, as well as pieces from other local South Bay artists. Come by and check it out! Juried show.
TOYOTA AUTOMOBILE MUSEUM FINE ART GALLERY SHOW (Sept 24, 2011)
Toyota Automobile Museum Fine Art Gallery Show (Sponsored by Torrance Artists Guild).
Several of my works were on display at the Toyota Automobile Museum Fine Art Gallery in Torrance. More than 80 artists showed their art with more than 250 pieces on display! Notre Dame Basilica
won 1st place (Architecture category).
*****PAST NON-JURIED SHOWS*****
International Society of Scratchboard Artists online show (Nov-Dec 2013)
Online, non-juried show for ISSA members only.
IlluXCon (September 11-14 2013) Symposium for Imaginative Realism Traditional Art
Showcase Artist and Conference attendee. Allentown, PA
El Segundo Library Spring Fine Art Show (Month of May 2013)
Sponsored by the El Segundo Art Association"Subterranean Dawn"
wins 1st place in the Surreal/Fantasy Category!"Queen of Roses"
wins 3rd place in the People Category!
El Segundo Library Fall Fine Art Show (Month of December 2012)
Sponsored by the El Segundo Art Association"Masquerade"
wins 1st place in the Surreal/Fantasy Category!"Uncharted Waters"
wins 2nd place in the Surreal/Fantasy Category!
EL SEGUNDO LIBRARY SPRING SHOW (May-Jun 2012)
El Segundo Library Fall Show (sponsored by the El Segundo Art Association) featured two of my pieces. The Century Tree
wins 2nd place in the Surreal/Fantasy categoryCouture, Dahling!
wins honorable mention in the Surreal/Fantasy category
Thanks everyone for a great show!
TORRANCE CIVIC CENTER SHOW (Feb-April 2012)
Three of my pieces are on display display at the Torrance (Katy Geissert) Library
, along with pieces from other local artists. Lots of great pieces for sale or just for lookin' displayed all over the library!
TORRANCE CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL (March 4, 2012) (Nov 29, 2011 - Dec 16, 2011)
I'll be bringing my latest and greatest to this casual (and FREE!) event, along with at least 30 other artists and crafters! LINK WITH MORE INFORMATION ON THE FESTIVAL
EL SEGUNDO LIBRARY FALL SHOW (Oct 12, 2011 - Nov 5, 2011)
El Segundo Library Fall Show (sponsored by the El Segundo Art Association) featured three of my pieces. All three placed in the awards! Thanks everyone for a successful show! Wandering Towards the Light
wins first place in the Surreal/Fantasy categoryNotre Dame Basilica
wins first place in the Architecture categoryLiquid Silk
wins second place in Judge's Choice category.
TORRANCE ARTISTS GUILD SHOW AND SUMMER CONCERT SERIES (Aug 7, 2011)
Torrance Artists Guild Show and Summer Concert Series all day Sunday.I'll be showing my own art at a booth. Come by and visit!
EL SEGUNDO FOOD TRUCKS AND ART! (Jul 22, 2011)
I'm running a booth at the Food Trucks and Art Event (4-ish til dark) at El Segundo Library Park! Come enjoy some good food and browse some local art!
EL SEGUNDO LIBRARY FALL SHOW (November 2010)
El Segundo Library Fall Show (sponsored by the El Segundo Art Association) featured two of my pieces. Both placed in the awards! Sea Dragon Faerie
wins 1st place in the Surreal/Fantasy categoryCastles in the Sky
wins Honorable mention in the Surreal/Fantasy category
EL SEGUNDO LIBRARY SPRING SHOW (April 2011)
El Segundo Library Spring Show (sponsored by the El Segundo Art Association) featured two of my pieces. Both placed in the awards! Who Goes There
wins 1st place in the Surreal/Fantasy categoryWhite Series: Sheer Grace and Satin
wins 2nd place in the Surreal/Fantasy category