It's been a couple of weeks now since returning from BRC, my first burn. First, I was amazed at how many friends, relatives, and acquaintances of mine didn't have the first clue what Burning Man was. I couldn't begin to explain to them, having never been there myself. Arrived at BRC early Tuesday morning, met several of my campmates for the first time and set up shelter. The atmosphere of the place struck me at once along with the size of the city that had sprung up. Several of my campma... read moreThu, October 1, 2009 - 1:38 PM permalink - 2 comments
Let me begin by saying modestly that I am an artist. In more than 35 years I have produced art in varied mediums and always on MY OWN TERMS. I've made and also turned down millions of dollars without sacraficing a single ounce of my personal values. It's been over a year now since I began my journey to help other gifted artists and craftspeople prosper in their vocations, hoping to give back some of the good fortune given me. During that time, many subtle, fundamental, aspects of the Arti... read moreMon, March 24, 2008 - 1:36 PM permalink - 0 comments
The Avatar... That fictional persona which is presented to the outside world via the internet by individuals whose lives bear little or no resemblance to said persona.Tue, August 7, 2007 - 9:43 PM permalink - 0 comments
I'm new to the net. I don't own a cellphone, and until recently didn't own a computer. The computer has been a vital tool for my new business and the internet has allowed me to easily correspond with galleries, companies, and individuals all over the world. The results thus far have been amazing.
However, I have been v... read more
Helping other artists has proved to be quit an adventure. Satisfying to be sure, but many unexpected twists and turns pop up daily. My prototype for a wind-proof easel has proved to be extremely popular and has generated more orders than I can possibly fill. The mobil art gallery booth I designed for my friend, Frankie Gentile, has prompted many of the legitmate artists to commission me to do the same for them. We'll see. On the less than positive side, the high-profile displays and poli... read moreMon, July 9, 2007 - 9:25 AM permalink - 0 comments
A bio of my life thus far (all true), seems egotistical to me, but, in case any of my skills or experience can be of use to my new friends, I include a brief summary as follows:Fri, July 6, 2007 - 9:06 AM permalink - 0 comments
Born to two wonderful, supportive parents a long time ago. They didn't always understand their 1st-born, but always supported him in every way.
Athlete, Storyteller, Artist from a very early age.
City Champion Gymnast in the early 70's.
Unable to compete because of 1980 Olympic boycott.
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