“Murder of Mother Goose”

“Murder of Mother Goose” #tbt ’95 – Paintings are meant to sell, but this one has been with me a long time and I’m sad to see it go. It was first exhibited as part of a John Waters tribute show in DC – and was just acquired by a collector in Texas.

I painted it at the height of the AIDS crisis, and I had already lost many friends. I had also just moved to Washington, DC from Michigan and dealing with my first relationship and living in a big city. What better way to express the loss of innocence than by killing Mother Goose?

Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize

Happy to announce I’ve been selected as a finalist for the 2019 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize. They are one of the premier art magazines out there right now so it is a great honor. Winners will be announced in late October. There is also a People’s Choice Award and voting starts in early October. Big thanks to the jurors and Beautiful Bizarre Magazine

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