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  • Painting with Legos

    Earlier this summer I was looking to shake it up a bit and got this crazy idea to “plein air paint” with Legos instead of paint. In short, I had no idea how difficult of a task this would was. I went up into our attic, dug out my giant childhood box of Legos, and […]

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  • Painting at the Indiana Governor’s Residence

    First Lady Janet Holcomb invited several painters out to the gardens at the Governor’s Residence to paint in the gardens. Donna Short, Jessica Green, Alicia Zanoni, Stephanie Thompson, Addie Hirschten, Jed Dorsey, Benny Sanders, and myself.

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  • The Making of “The Journey from the Outside In”

    The “Journey from the Outside In” is a massive 20×40′ mural on Butler University’s campus in Clowes Hall that took 263 hours and 25.5 gallons of paint to complete.  Please enjoy this photo gallery of the process: This is the single sheet of canvas used all folded up.  In this state is weighs approximately 75-100 […]

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  • Art Featured on HGTV’s Good Bones

    Several episodes of Season 2 of Good Bones on HGTV have featured many of my paintings.  Here is a selection of screen shots.

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  • Vacation Paintings on Tybee Island

    I recently went on vacation with my wife’s family to Tybee Island, Georgia.  This summer I have been working at Butler University on a giant mural using huge brushes most of the time.  I was very much looking forward to this opportunity to work small, tight, & with tiny brushes so I worked with Gouache […]

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  • Painting in the Indy Parks – Group Exhibit

    A group exhibit at the Garfield Park Art Center during the month of August featuring artists: Jed Dorsey, Benny Sanders, Addie Hirschten, Nathan Foxton, Allen Bannister and Justin Vining.  The Indianapolis Parks painted include: Garfield Park, Watkins Park, Ellenberger Park, Eagle Creek, Christian Park, Brookside Park, Marott Park, Municipal Gardens, 16th & Fall Creek Park, Southeastway […]

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  • Painting Live at Tamika Catchings’ Jersey Retirment

    What a night!! I had the honor of completing a painting for Tamika Catchings during her jersey retirement tonight! I have gotten to know Tamika over the last several months as she has transitioned into her role with the Pacers & as owner of Tea’s Me Cafe (which is awesome and full of cool art […]

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  • Live with Sherman on Fox 59

    I created a painting over the course of 3 segments of Live with Sherman on Fox 59 in front of the Speedway Centre for the Arts yesterday.  We were promoting my upcoming show opening on Carb Day at the Art Center on Main Street Speedway. At the end Sherman even grabbed a brush and added […]

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  • Visit to Milford Elementary & Middle School

    I recently spent 3 days guest teaching and painting at the Milford School in Milford, Indiana.  I don’t get into the classroom too often anymore so it was really fun to be in front of a classroom.

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  • First Brush of Spring 2017

    The Indiana Plein Air Painters Association First Brush of Spring event is a 4 day event in New Harmony, Indiana where artists from all over the midwest come into town and spend 4 days painting scenes from around the area. Friend and awesome artist, Jed Dorsey,  & I got into town right around the same time. […]

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