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July 13th, 2010 (10:54 pm)
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My latest "Work of Art," along with creative submissions from several others, is now on the Work of Art blog. Thank you again, Lindsey, for providing this forum, because it's inspiring to see what people do with the challenges.

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The challenge: Create a piece of work that is reflective of your experience(s) driving through the streets of your home city.

Houston, Texas
Materials: Acrylic, glue, ink, and four 2.3-inch canvases on one 18x14-inch canvas.

Statement: No matter where I am inside my adopted city, or coming home to it, my heart lifts EVERY time I see the downtown skyline. I love the skyscrapers and the colors of Houston's parks and landscaping which are visible year-round. I'm a five-minute drive from downtown, a five-minute drive from several fantastic parks, and as if that's not enough, I'm less than a ten-minute drive from the works of many of my favorite artists. I've tried to mimic some of their canvases here. I never dreamed I'd live where city streets could take me to Rothko, Picasso, Braque, Pollock, Monet, Van Gogh, Ensor, Mondrian, Newman, Cézanne, Magritte, Jasper Johns, Klein, Miró--a visual feast.


If you own any of the books in the opposite side bar and would like them signed, mail them to:
P.O. Box 924104
Houston, TX 77292
Please include three dollars for return postage. Thank you.

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