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Monday, January 26, 2009

Ray

Raymond Wong

Raymond Wong is a painter pal who works with me at the museum. I did this drawing over a bowl of tasty soup after work one day. The woman who served us this soup really loved the drawing, much more than Raymond loved it, and she assured me I'd make "good money" soon. Raymond is slightly nuts because he still uses lead Oil paints. His paintings are currently up in a group figurative show called Queen and Country at Autobody Gallery.

Queen and Country info: http://www.rtkramer.com/queenandcountry/
Raymond Wong Paintings: http://www.flickr.com/photos/raywong/sets/72157610690893550/

Friday, January 23, 2009

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Sages and Seers

Sages and Seers 10 Detail

Sages and Seers 10 Detail

Click on the image to see more from the series.
Sages and Seers is ten paintings on paper. The series uses two drawings in multiples of five. I did print transfers of the two drawings and then completed original paintings, using those drawings as a starting point.

Pellet's "Melt Yo' Face Off" works on paper show runs thru January 2009 at Kaleid Gallery in San Jose, CA.

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Melt Yo' Face: Show Friday Jan 16th 2009

On Friday January 16th, I will be at the opening reception for the Melt Yo' Face Show at Kaleid Gallery in Downtown San Jose. The show is all works on paper curated by Pellet and features over twenty other artists. I experimented with printing multiples for this show. Here is a sneak preview of one of the pieces in the show.

SagesSeersandSketchbook 010

More details:
Melt Yo’ Face Off! - New Works on Paper
January 16, 2009-January 30, 2009

Reception: Friday, January 16, 2009, 8pm ‘til late (with live music by Panthelion)

Kaleid Gallery
88 South Fourth Street [street level of the 4th St. Garage]
San Jose, CA 95112
www.kaleidgallery.com
408-947-1785

Artists:

Jesse Balmer
Randy Bastos
Francisco Cervantes
George Chen
Vice Cooler
Mark Damrel
Ryan de la Hoz
Mike DeForge
Liam Devowski
Gabriel Dieter
Danny Espinoza
Eddie Flores
Michael Foley
Yoko Furusho
Andy Gouveia
Ben Henderson
Wei Hwu
Evan Meister
Woody Miller
Pellet
Greg Pizzoli
Matt Pugnetti
Brittany Rediger
Centa Schumacher
Matthew Seigel
Kate Stewart
Andrew St. Lawrence
Sara Taylor
Roan Victor
Amberlin Wu

Monday, January 12, 2009

Sketch Crawl

I participated in the SF Sketchcrawl on Saturday.
We visited the newly reopened Academy of Sciences and the DeYoung. Heres one of the sketches from that day.
CroppedRexSketch

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Friday, January 2, 2009

Thursday, January 1, 2009

New Year

Here is a new piece that owes a lot to Barron and to Jasper.
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