First Friday #23

Is been a while since I’ve blogged, and so I thought that I’d get back in the swing of things by going over this last First Friday. This last Friday was a beautiful day and I think that had an effect on our crowds. They continue to be somewhat small. I think Banana Factory artists … More First Friday #23

First Friday #22

I’ve taken a step back from my blog over the last few weeks so that I can focus on finishing up my semester at Muhlenberg College, which wrapped this week. And, so I haven’t had a chance to write about First Friday, which was about a week ago now. My memory of that day is … More First Friday #22

First Friday #18

Our First Friday of the new year went off without a hitch, and though it was lightly attended I had some good conversations and got around the building for once. The night began with a nice little happy hour attended by  Erin Anderson Michelle Neifert Deb Slahta and myself – our monthly beer and bourbon … More First Friday #18

First Friday #16

Its been a while since I’e written a post and I think the reason has been two-fold. First I finished my series of paintings on Longwood Gardens and have felt a little empty and tapped out of inspiration. The other reason has been the election. I’d wanted to speak about issues regarding the election specifically … More First Friday #16

Ephemerama #28

What makes a presidential administration successful when it comes to the arts? What are the metrics we use to say this president was a artistic philosopher-king and that one was a philistine…, an artistic neophyte. Several months ago I sought a way to gauge this years crop of presidential candidates on their support for the … More Ephemerama #28

Ephemerama #26

Yesterday night I attended an art opening at the Bethlehem House Gallery for their “Summer Show” and to mark their two year anniversary. It was a very nice show with works from a couple friends of mine; Darrell George, whose has a studio down the hall from me at the Banana Factory,  Ward Van Haute, … More Ephemerama #26

First Friday #14

Its been a busy couple days since First Friday and I’m just now catching up on blogging about it. The open house this month was pretty steady for me with tons of folks coming in the beginning of the night due to an ArtsQuest event downstairs and it petering off later on so that I … More First Friday #14