"Fuller Brush" 24" x 18" acrylic & mixed media on canvas 2017
How did you get into debt?
Studio rent, and all that goes into starting an art business... building a brand all mixed with equal parts stupidity and naïveté.
"Fresh Cut" 24" x 18" acrylic & mixed media on canvas 2016
How does your economic reality effect your art?
I look at everything as art supplies... scraps of dried up paint, junk mail, etc. I try to never waste anything (there's always a spare canvas ready to accept leftover paint.)
"This Season's Must Haves" 36" x 36" acrylic & mixed media on canvas 2012
Would your work look different if you weren't in debt?:
I was just thinking about this recently and the answer is a resounding YES. If I didn't have to think about what galleries want—what sells the best, I'd be free to experiment, and to plumb those ideas that have been placed on the 'back burner'.
"Top Dollar: Cash For Gold" 24" x 24" acrylic & mixed media on canvas 2012