||(My blog turns 8 years old on July 15! As I have done for past anniversaries, I am republishing the very first post from July 15, 2012.) Q: What does it take to be an artist, especially one living and working in New York?
||Q: Do you have a favorite art book?
||Q: Travel is an essential aspect of your work. How do you decide where to travel next?
||Pearls from artists* # 187
||Q: Do you have any advice for a young painter or someone just starting out as an artist?
||Pearls from artists* # 61
||Pearls from artists* # 60
||Q: Your “Gods and Monsters” series consists of tableaux of Mexican and Guatemalan figures that are photographed in a way that blurs certain elements to abstraction while others are in clear focus. Can you please speak more about this work?