Featured Artwork and Recent Projects

Traveling for Work

These personal commissions and projects with Evergreene Architectural Arts were done while working out of town. I often have a chance to work with my wife Maricela. Working with your spouse is not for everyone. For us, it's a gift. It is an opportunity for collaboration base on our decades of rapport. A chance to see, experience and share new things.

Blank Wall for Fountain Mural Miami
Blank Wall for Fountain Mural Miami
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Working on Fountain Mural Miami
Working on Fountain Mural Miami
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Detail of Fountain Mural Miami
Detail of Fountain Mural Miami
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Fountain Mural Miami
Fountain Mural Miami
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Chaffey Auditorium Mural
Chaffey Auditorium Mural

Maricela working on Mural

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Chaffey Auditorium Mural
Chaffey Auditorium Mural

Maricela Painting Detail

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Chaffey Auditorium Mural
Chaffey Auditorium Mural

Me working on Atrium Lift

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Chaffey Auditorium Mural
Chaffey Auditorium Mural

Me on Atrium Lift

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Chaffey Auditorium Mural
Chaffey Auditorium Mural
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Chaffey Auditorium Mural
Chaffey Auditorium Mural
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Chaffey Auditorium Mural
Chaffey Auditorium Mural
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Chaffey Auditorium Mural
Chaffey Auditorium Mural
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Chaffey Auditorium Mural
Chaffey Auditorium Mural
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Design Sketch for Bellagio Baccarat
Design Sketch for Bellagio Baccarat

Columns to reflect Chinese Vase Design

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Maquette for Bellagio Baccarat
Maquette for Bellagio Baccarat

Columns to reflect Chinese Vase Design

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Traveling for Work - Hotel Studio

I still pick up personal commissions and/or work on personal art while out of town. Sometimes the most creative aspect of the project is coming up with ways to work on a 12' canvas, or five 4' x 6' paintings within the confines of an apartment or extended stay hotel. I believe that if you have the need or desire to work, you'll find a way.

Sketches for Commissioned Paintings
Sketches for Commissioned Paintings

The concept was a blending of Upstate NY imagery and Tuscan Landscapes

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Folding Frame
Folding Frame

designed to sit on a builtin desk, and to fold away.

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Enlarged Charcoal Sketch
Enlarged Charcoal Sketch

Ready to transfer to color primed panels

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3 of 5 - 6' x 4' paintings
3 of 5 - 6' x 4' paintings
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Adjusting Background Gold
Adjusting Background Gold

I had to adjust the bg metallic gold on 2 10' x 10' commissioned paintings for a ALoft in Philadelphia.

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Finished Project on Hotel Floor
Finished Project on Hotel Floor
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Detail
Detail
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Metallic Gold Detail
Metallic Gold Detail
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Map of Florence Italy
Map of Florence Italy

An 11' x 12' commission painted on floor of a Vegas Hotel Room.

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Sketch for Austin Hotel
Sketch for Austin Hotel

The hotel had and original historic painting of founder Stephen F. Austin. They wanted 2 "modern" variations, on influenced by Picasso and the other created withpixels

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Painting for Austin Hotel
Painting for Austin Hotel
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Picassoesque Variation
Picassoesque Variation
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Picassoesque Variation Detail
Picassoesque Variation Detail
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When the Work Gets Too Big

Here is the space I work in when I get project that keep me home. It's a defunked Blockbuster Video. It is the antithesis to the hotel studio. Both spaces work...but I can easily admit that having the extra space is liberating.

Empty Studio
Empty Studio
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Tuscan Landscape for Lago Resort
Tuscan Landscape for Lago Resort

The concept was to imaging sketchbook size watercolors of Tuscan landscapes, enlarged to 12'

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Tuscan Landscape for Lago Resort
Tuscan Landscape for Lago Resort
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Tuscan Landscape Detail
Tuscan Landscape Detail
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Art in Unexpected Places

The following commissions were created  for the Utility Box Beautification Project for San Luis Obispo CA. Each was designed for a specific location. The colorful music theme was designed to sit in front of an Apple Store. The next had a theme of rebirth, sitting in from of a salon. The last is simply a colorful fantasy piece to contrast the monotonous brick wall in front of a bank.

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