Showing Art

On Friday I dropped off “Another World” at the Prince Street Gallery for their Fifth Annual National Juried Exhibition. I made this piece last year.

I would like to show my work more often–something that I have not tried to do in a long time.  As  I say in my bio, “ but have always quietly and energetically continued to make my art” and now I am slowly (or rather quickly) coming out of my cave and enjoying other people seeing and being moved by my work.  I left my full-time career in publishing in September with plans of entering the freelance publishing business and more importantly having the time and wherewithal to spend more time making art.  I am doing what I set out to do. I am doing what I probably was always meant to do after art school.  Things seem to have come full-circle.  I am older.  I am happier. Wiser?


Another World
Another World, Oil Paint Pen on Clayboard, 10″H x 8″W

For years I have been working on panels made by a company called Ampersand.  First I exclusively worked on their Scratchbords™.  Scratching/drawing on the black panels were perfect for my very fine markings and the surface was also ideal for gold leaf, which I later introduced into my scratchboard drawings. In 2011 I started painting and working with ink on their white Claybord™ panels. Last week I found out that Ampersand had selected one of my ink drawings  for their online gallery on the company website. You can see it now at and also on


  1. Thanks so much, David.

    June 19th–July 7th
    Opening Reception: Saturday, June 23rd, 3:00–6:00 pm
    Gallery hours: Tuesday–Saturday 11:00 am–6:00 pm

    530 West 25th Street, 4th floor


  2. When is the exhibit? In answer to your blog, yes, I do think you are wiser and should spend as much time on your art as possible!


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