Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Recent Projects

Storyboard, the Walt Disney Family Museum blog has a quick recap on my recent Open Studio's appearance at the Museum.  I'll be back at the WDFM finishing up color painting work on this same project June 9th.

Read about my previous Open Studio session here:


The Balladeer's Dreams is now available on Amazon.

I did the cover illustration for this project earlier last year.   Check out the original post here:

Monday, May 13, 2013

Walt Disney Family Museum: Open Studio Demonstration

This past weekend I was invited to be part of the Open Studio program at the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco.  It was a rare sunny day in the Presidio so I was able to set up on the front porch and enjoy the crowds gathered for the Off the Grid picnic event out on the front lawn.

I finished the line work on six large panels and managed to promote my upcoming Visual Storytelling class being held on Saturday May 16th.  I was thrilled to paint at the museum and a great opportunity to meet Camille Rose Garcia whose show Down the Rabbit Hole runs through November 3rd.

More info on that Visual Storytelling class here:

WDFM Live Painting Demo

WDFM Live Painting Demo

WDFM Live Painting Demo

WDFM Live Painting Demo

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Fossil Mural - Live painting

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On April 15th 2013 I did a quick five hour live mural painting at the San Jose Children's Faire.  The night before I did a charcoal sketch on the two gessoed panels.  All of the actual paint work was done onsite at the fair. The event started at 10am.  I finished the mural, with some good help, by 3pm.  The final piece is 8 ft by 4 ft will likely be hung in the San Jose Library. 
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SJ Childrens Faire 2013 - Live Mural

SJ Childrens Faire 2013 - Live Mural

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Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Sahaya Charity Art Show

Kingdom 2 (night) - SOLD
Kingdom 2 (Night)


Aerial 1
Aerial 1


Redwood - SOLD

Kingdom 1 (Day) - SOLD
Kingdom 1 (Day)

Painting Photography by Eric Shapiro:

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Sahaya Charity Art Show

A one day charity art show. 

Please come out, enjoy the art, and support Sahaya International's humanitarian efforts to providing housing and education to impoverished families in Vietnam and India.

Artwork by
Chung Truong, Jamie Giannotti, Vinnie Verite, Ian Wing, Hoang Pham, Andy Gouveia, and Ria Frenoza

Art on display from 2pm until 7pm
Located at:
 Grace Art and Wellness Studio
146 South Tenth Street, San Jose (at the corner of San Fernando)

For more info on Sahaya Vietnam programs:
For more Info on Sahaya India programs and general page:

Saturday, January 19, 2013


Watercolor on Paper, late 2012