As an American abstract artist, my work is mostly abstract painting and drawing. My artwork is based on geometric and organic forms in oil and acrylic on large canvases, and mixed media drawings on paper using acrylic, oil, charcoal, solvent transfer and collage. While I mostly paint and draw, I occasionally create sculptures that I derive from shapes in my drawings.
Born in Stuttgart, Germany, my family moved to Abilene, Kansas in 1957. After finishing high school in Chicago and four years of service in the Air Force, I moved to Austin and graduated from the University of Texas with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. I now live in Austin with my wife. I enjoy working every day in my studio, a 100 year old renovated house in East Austin near downtown.
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