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Art’s permission to stare

“I have an enormous appetite to see life as I know it presented in front of my eyes. That seems strange—after all, why don’t I just walk out into the street? But the thing is that you can’t really look at things out in the street, much less in your own apartment or in your […]

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Thank You!

Big thanks to everyone who came out to my show opening last Friday, or sent notes etc! It’s a high like no other, I have to admit. Anyway, party is over, back to work! :)Filed under: Uncategorized

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Leonardo was a loser

  Great short video on working in obscurity. Leonardo: fail, fail, fail, fail, fail . . . success. “John Coltrane practiced the saxophone feverishly every single day for seventeen years before he got his first big hit . . . ” A previous video shows you a whole rogue’s gallery of losers in their twenties […]

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Simple hearts

“Works of art . . . (create) about them a confluence of simple hearts, a community united not in what they are . . . but in the collective mystery of what they are not and now find embodied before them. Unfortunately, the democracy of simple hearts is founded on the dangerous assumption that gorgeous […]

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Rain and light

Cozy/Rainy Day, Davis Cone, acrylic on canvas

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Land That I Love: Southern Oregon en Plein Air

Come to my show opening, Friday, July 18, 5 -8 pm at the Rogue Gallery, Medford, OR! There are 20 plein air landscape paintings created in the Rogue Valley.  The pieces are arranged geographically and while some have been shown before, but many are new.  If I didn’t title my pieces so literally we could have a […]

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Bill

Submissions until July 21 for the all-Bill Murray exhibition at Public Works in San Francisco. It could be so much better than much of what appears here. Opens Aug. 8.

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Venice and Sunbathing on Italian Coast

These are two watercolors that I will be showing during […]

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Art vs. ideology

From Esquire: SS: It’s at the center of everything, this idea of narrative and stories. So I am always thinking about it: Is there another way to do it? That’s why I was so fascinated and obsessed with the cave paintings in France. I’m like, “Fuck, there it is. The first stories.” I draw a little […]

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Sanctuary One Summer Soiree – July 19th at the Ashland Springs Hotel – Inspired Pet Portraits & Animal Paintings by Dana Feagin

Sanctuary One’s Summer Soiree and Benefit is July 19th at the Ashland Springs Hotel! This event replaces the Annual Bachelor Auction, which was very popular, but not completely in line with the mission of the Sanctuary. As with that event, I am also on the planning committee for the Summer Soiree. We kick off the … Read more

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