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9/20/17
Several of my paintings at Yard Dog Art Gallery in Austin, TX.  Love having work in this very cool gallery!

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9/7/17
Very happy to have my “Off the Record” paintings at Yard Dog Art Gallery in Austin, TX. Yard Dog works with a fantastic group of artists including several who happen to be noteable musicians: Jon Langford, Bob Schneider and Tom Russell. What a thrill to have work in this gallery. 

Some of the work I'll be sending to Yard Dog Art Gallery in Austin, TX.

Some of the work I'll be sending to Yard Dog Art Gallery in Austin, TX.

8/18/17
"Off the Record" series runs through Aug. 26th at Cerbera Gallery in Kansas City.

One of the poster designs for my show at Cerbera Gallery in Kansas City.

One of the poster designs for my show at Cerbera Gallery in Kansas City.

8/4/17
Opening night in Kansas City was a blast. Many thanks to Philipp Eirich and Cerbera Gallery. So happy to be part of "First Friday" in KC!

Nice turnout for the opening Friday night in KC.

Nice turnout for the opening Friday night in KC.

7/22/17
The center-hole of my paintings are sleeves from my Grandma's old record collection.

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7/18/17
Very pleased to announce my "Off the Record" show at Cerbera Gallery in Kansas City. I'll have 30-35 paintings featured for the "First Friday" opening on Aug. 4th in the Crossroads District. Many thanks to Philipp Eirich and Cerbera Gallery.

Poster for my opening in KC on August 4th!

Poster for my opening in KC on August 4th!

6/22/17
Thrilled to have my Off the Record paintings in The Loft. Wilco's Chicago recording studio.

All 4 sides of "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot" at the Wilco Loft in Chicago.

All 4 sides of "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot" at the Wilco Loft in Chicago.

6/14/17
Very pleased to have work in New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art through July 21st.

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6/9/17
My Off the Record paintings will be in the New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art through July 21st.

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5/28/17
New work for the show this weekend in New Harmony, IN. I will also have more work headed to Kansas City after this show.

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5/20/17
Framing for the show at New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art.

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4/23/17
Great tribute to Prince in New Orleans last year. I took this photo one year ago today.

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4/20/17
New work on the studio wall.

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4/13/17
Thanks so much to Tim and his adorable daughters for buying my Pearl Jam / No Code painting. You made my day:)

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4/1/17
Nothing pleases me more than to ship my Pete Yorn painting to Cleveland, OH. Thanks to my beautiful niece Gilly for the sweet post last night...I'm so glad you like it!

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3/27/17
The Brown Bomber waiting to strike. I may have to give her partial credit on the Pete Yorn painting.

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3/28/17
Fun weekend in the studio painting.

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3/20/17
Painting in the studio yesterday with The Brown Bomber.

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3/15/17
A few of my paintings in Kansas City. The very sweet Lili Komondor is canine art curator at Cerbera Gallery:)

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3/2/17
The Abbey Road paintings have sold well so far. Of course, The Brown Bomber has final say before anything goes out the door.

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2/17/17
My  Alice Coltrane painting in a very cool Chicago loft.

Alice Coltrane painting in Chicago.

Alice Coltrane painting in Chicago.

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Alice Coltrane painting off to Chicago!

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1/6/17
Thrilled to be back at Cerbera Gallery in Kansas City. The first pieces from my 45 series will be part of their "First Friday" open. The show opens tonight in the Crossroads District.

The first pieces from my 45 series opens in Kansas City tonight.

The first pieces from my 45 series opens in Kansas City tonight.

12/9/16
Started a new series of smaller paintings based on 45 labels. The size was determined by the leftover scraps from the larger boards. (11" x 11")

New series of paintings based on 45 labels. 11' x 11' 

New series of paintings based on 45 labels. 11' x 11' 

12/2/16
My paintings at Cerebra Gallery. The show opens tonight in Kansas City.

My Off the Record series in Kansas City.

My Off the Record series in Kansas City.

10/8/16
My Off the Record painting received an Award of Excellence Saturday night at the Art St. Louis show. Very proud to be part of this wonderful exhibit.

Art St. Louis Show 10/1/16

Art St. Louis Show 10/1/16

9/21/16
I'm thrilled to have 13 paintings out the door to Chicago, St. Louis and Huntsville in the past week. Many thanks Rider For Life, Gil Melott, Stacey Hughes and Darin Gray. 

Several of my paintings heading to Chicago, St. Louis and Huntsville.

Several of my paintings heading to Chicago, St. Louis and Huntsville.

9/13/16
Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison on the way to Huntsville, AL. The page spread in front are some of my early paintings featured in "1000 Dog Portraits" by Robynne Raye.

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7/27/16
Art St. Louis has selected one of my "Off the Record" paintings for their "Mixed Tape" show. The juried show features 37 artists and opens in downtown St. Louis on October 1st. 

Left: My version of The Stooges debut record from 1969. Right: Painting in the studio.

Left: My version of The Stooges debut record from 1969. Right: Painting in the studio.

7/17/16
You can see my work on the back wall in the July issue of InStyle magazine! Thanks Rider For Life!

3/4/16
Had a blast at the "Art of Blues & Jazz" opening in Kansas City Friday night. Thrilled to be part of this wonderful show.

1/6/16
My Off the Record series will be in a very cool boutique called "Rider For Life". The store is in Chicago's West Loop.

 

12/5/15
Thrilled to be back in Chicago for the "Far-Flung" show. 

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6/12/15
Had a great time at the "Art by America" show in Chicago. I'm thrilled to be part of this wonderful exhibit!

Kerry Smith at the Art by America show. 6/6/15

Kerry Smith at the Art by America show. 6/6/15

Left: Off the Record AC/DC    Right: Off the Record The Black Keys

Left: Off the Record AC/DC    Right: Off the Record The Black Keys

5/23/15
I'm super thrilled to have two pieces from my new series Off the Record selected for the "Art by America Juried Exhibition". (A national review of 2-D contemporary art). The show opens in Chicago on June 6th.

Exhibition Dates: June 1-30, 2015

Opening Reception: June 6, 2015, 2-7 PM

The national exhibition featuring 250 artworks will be curated by Rebecca George, Founder/Director of The Art House and Faculty at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Arthur Connor, Owner/Director of Arts on Elston gallery. The exhibition will span both galleries which are located on the 3400 block of North Albany in Chicago, and will be open to the public.