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It’s Clear, Everything That Is

I’m in a group show at G. Gibson! It opened yesterday…I’m in the small works part.

Artist Reception – Thursday, February 4th, 6 to 8pm.

Until then. Link to the show below.

At Large
Posted January 17, 2016
January 22 – February 27, 2016

At Large
SUSANNA BLUHM
ROBERT C. JONES
THUY-VAN VU
MARK THOMPSON

+ small works by gallery artists

 

Blake Haygood, Everything Is Clear, 2014, gouache and graphite on paper, 26 x 20 inches
Blake Haygood, Everything Is Clear, 2014, gouache and graphite on paper, 26 x 20 inches

Last Days

The end is nigh. My show, The How, What and Wherefore at G. Gibson Gallery ends this Saturday, April 18th. Now that tax day has come and gone, come and relax with some eye candy. Find the best free online pokies with free spins and enjoy! As as added bonus you can also see  Gala Bent’s show, A Chorus for the Multiverse alongside mine.

Blake Haygood, Take The Long View, 2013, acrylic on panel, 41.75 x 31.75 inches
Blake Haygood, Take The Long View, 2013, acrylic on panel, 41.75 x 31.75 inches

Try Harder

Thanks to everyone that came out – a good turn out despite the cold weather. I’ll post images of the event soon. But first, my new portfolio of prints, “Try Harder.”

details, details

The suite of six, below:

Weapons, Curiosities, Beer, and Boats

There are no WMD’s or guns in my humble studio. I have two “weapons” besides the makeshift (screw drivers, hammers, nail guns, cauldrons of boiling oil, etc.).

Officially known as Joan of Arc’s sword (for Rebecca’s Halloween costume two years ago) it is actually based on Aragorn’s sword in Lord of  the Rings.

Rebecca lets me keep her sword in the studio, alas it is plastic, though it does have the advantage of being light.

Brass knuckles, Travis’ parting gift. For those late night rambles around the ID. Certainly not as awesome as Debra Baxter’s version, but they’ll do in a pinch.

How about a brass knuckle sandwich?

Now for the curiosities, beer, and boats:

Above the fridge, Bill Whipple made a sculpture (or maybe a joke) about my work by attaching an iron ball (hidden) from an ore crusher to a homemade kite string spool. Below Bill are a couple of pieces from John Grade who has the space next to mine. If you haven’t seen his work – get cracking. He has an installation at the Whatcom Museum in Bellingham through April 10.

And in the fridge, growlers from Georgetown Brewery.

And last but not least, my friend Shawn needed some space to outfit his boat for which he received a commission.

Daily Studio #6

My large drawing is finished (at least the drawing part). Still deciding whether to add color.

A detail:

My two other projects:

Enough to keep me busy, plus I started four more small paintings. Jeez…