Over Development

Walking around my neighborhood last summer, I regularly noticed many strangely flattened shapes along the road.  Upon closer inspection, these shapes turned out to be toads that were run over by cars.  One day, while standing in one spot, I counted four toads that had been run over within a small radius of where IContinue reading “Over Development”

Thoughts on McMansions and Suburbia

When going through an old sketch book, I came across some notes from March of 2000. The notes basically talk about an experience I had in a printmaking studio on one day when, strangely, nobody else was using the press.  I had made two small etching plates of these goofy looking houses.   The reason IContinue reading “Thoughts on McMansions and Suburbia”

Intro to the Cookie Cutter House Project & Beginning the Artwork

The Cookie Cutter House Project is based on a number of things.  Houses and buildings appeared in my former work because I lived in an old, large city and became part of my subconscious.   Recently, I moved to a totally new environment comprised of a mix of rural and suburban landscape. Overdevelopment and a lackContinue reading “Intro to the Cookie Cutter House Project & Beginning the Artwork”