Art Posts

Rocky & Coco

Rocky & Coco and Owner

I had the good fortune of sharing time with Linda and both her champs. This commissioned portrait of Rocky and Coco began with an initial at home on-premise photo session and then a second on-premise shoot. After that, and choosing selects, I painted the piece. It took roughly two months to complete. Timing was significant, […]

Earth Springs


This piece is all about life. The green sprout rising, youth, words: “Earth Springs. We Witness. We Spring in Kind.” And more.  Attached to it’s chain is an apple, which is where it is signed and dated.  Most definitely a life affirming piece. Earth Springs 2002 Acrylics and mixed medium on window sash, chain with dangling […]

For the Love of Daffodils

Daffodil Stick - Tobacco Stick

I have a long history of painting things. Often my favorite things to paint have great bone structure but are under appreciated, ready for second lives. Tobacco sticks personify this potential. Solid, evocative, architectural. Marvelously tactile, slender, weighty.  Once farm tools, now repurposed as enchanting canvas. Scepter or staff? Or accent mark to a lucky […]

Mask Up

Masks - Evan Silberman NYC - Father and Son

Before masks became pandemic gear I painted a bunch of costume masks to sell locally. Custom costume. Seemed a ripe canvas. So, in the spirit of “let’s see” I purchased a few plain party masks and painted them using acrylics and mixed medium. They sold at Gothic Renaissance in the East Village. I wore the white one, below, to my […]



Ginger, one of two dogs on my floor, Bob’s dog, passed away recently from cancer. Sweet disposition and wonderful companion to Bob. Bob’s a walker and I know Ginger did not lack for circulation. I miss her. Did this for Bob. I’ve been doing names on laminate this year. It’s a sturdy surface and here, […]