Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Gold Gallery

I'm in new gallery! This seems like an appropriate occasion to resurrect my sadly neglected blog. Gold Gallery in Boston has added me to their stable, and I'm really excited about it! It looks like a great gallery run by awesome people. They're featuring my work at their Third Thursday reception on July 19th.

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Oyatsu To Gin - by Jeff

The title of this painting means "Snacks and Silver" in Japanese. I like painting these colorful products from a culture other than my own. They bring context to the composition that would probably feel completely different to someone from Japan.

Oyatsu To Gin - 12" x 12" oil on panel

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Berlin Bicycle - by Jeff

I saw this bike outside the Berlin Hauptbahnhof (the main train station) in November of 2011. I took some serious liberties with the color of the bike: the original was a much yellower green. I wanted the bike to stand out from the grass and the vegetation across the water, so I invented a sort of metallic blue green for it. I'm continuing to explore a new direction here, in which I render the background elements in an abbreviated, painterly style, while going crazy hyper-real on the subject in the foreground.

Berlin Bicycle - 24" x 32" oil on panel

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Steel on Paper - by Jeff

Here's a funky little still life I just finished. I found this old Coke can inside one of the walls in my house when I was doing some renovation. The house was built in 1978, so I imagine the can is from that year. It picked up some nice rust over the years, but the paint still looks bright and new. And it's made of steel! Crazy! I put it with some other steel things so it wouldn't feel lonely.

Steel on Paper - 12" x 18" oil on panel

Monday, March 7, 2011

Metal and Glass with Japanese Snacks - by Jeff

This little still life is a compilation of weird stuff that I thought looked good together. It was fun to paint!

Metal and Glass with Japanese Snacks - 12" x 12" oil on panel

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Sunglasses City - new painting by Jeff

I just got this one glued up and varnished. It's a New York City street scene that I've decided to call "Sunglasses City." I think it may be one of the best things I've ever done!

Sunglasses City - 20" x 30" oil on panel

New iPad App!

I have anew app available from the iTunes App store for the iPad. It's $1.99 and features 49 of my early still life paintings. I plan to have more volumes with different subjects soon.
Get the App here