Category Archives: Studio

Anatomy of a Painting / “The Fishermen” (2015)

Anatomy commonly relates to the dissection of an animal or plant in order to study its structure. But it is also defined as an analysis or minute examination. This is an analysis of a painting that came to be titled “The Fishermen.” My only regret: I … Continue reading

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Epiphany: “a showing forth” of Jesus

HAPPY NEW YEAR from SOLI DEO GLORIA STUDIO Epiphany is a Christian festival observed on January 6th. It commemorates the manifestation of Christ to the Gentiles in the persons of the Magi or Wise men; the Twelfth-day of the Christmas celebration which ends the last … Continue reading

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Moving to Warehouse Studios #6 in Asheville’s River Arts District

I will miss the artists at The Pink Dog Creative, owners Hedy Fisher and Randy Shull, and the space there that David Holt shared so graciously with me since January 2016. Glass Sky Enterprises purchased my former studio at 140 Roberts Street Studio, so … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving from Soli Deo Gloria Studio -140 D Roberts Street, Asheville

Last September, I posted Updates at 140 D — A year later there are many more updates! The studio space has been purchased by the glass studio next door at 140 C. And Shelley Pereda, who has held the lease, has decided to … Continue reading

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Down-sizing at 140 D Roberts Street

It has been over five years that I have been renting space at 140 D Roberts Street Studio from Shelley Pereda Camp. First it was Shelley and I with so much room. But last month, the space was divided to make room for a total of … Continue reading

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Encaustics, Light, and Tony Sherman’s Punctum

Encaustic painting is at least 2000 years old. Funeral portrait masks from 100-300 AD (when Rome ruled Egypt) were discovered in Egypt’s Faiyum Valley. And Coptic Art  encaustics dating from 500 AD were also discovered in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. To the right is a painting of Christ and Saint Mina. … Continue reading

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worlds prepared by the word of God

“By faith we understand that the worlds (ages/times) were prepared by the word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of things which are visible.” Hebrews 11:3 My paintings are a process of working and waiting on God to direct … Continue reading

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