The Buvez Coca-Cola Table

A year or so ago, I salvaged a sad-looking French-Canadian Coca-Cola soda crate, tore it apart, and upcycled the wood into a birdhouse.  That wasn’t my original plan for the soda crate; but it worked out well in the end. But now, I want to take some French-Canadian Coca-Cola soda crates, bash them up, and…

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The Results of BUILT 2017…

Am I ready?  You bet your sweet life I’m ready. I’ve been ready since last year, when … well … Let me explain. In 2016, my three entries for the 2016 edition of BUILT – Albany Architecture Through Artists’ Eyes – achieved successful bids and attention at the yearly charity fundraising auction for Historic Albany…

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The Saratoga Vichy Crate Art Project tour starts now

Remember the Saratoga Vichy Crate Art Project piece, where I wired up some vintage mineral water bottles to flash and dance in their own personal crate? Yeah.  Kinda looked like this. It is complete. My Saratoga Vichy Crate Art Project, with vintage @saratogawaterco Vichy bottles and @coolneon EL wire. #saratogawaterco #coolneon #crateartproject #upcycle #upcrafting A…

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My entries for Historic Albany Foundation’s BUILT 2017 auction are…

Last year, my plans for attending BUILT were completely derailed.  While my three entries in the 2016 charity art auction sold for very solid prices … I could not physically be at the event, as I was stuck in a hospital, suffering from broken bones in my foot.  Argh. This year is different.  I don’t…

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My night at TRASK 2017…

And Charity Season 2017 has commenced. Three of my artworks – two framed photography prints, The Saratoga and North Creek Railroad and Milky Way at the Corinth Reservoir – and my crate art project, Saratoga Vichy Crate Art Project – were on display at the Canfield Casino in Saratoga Springs, as part of the Saratoga…

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Drop-Off Day for the 2017 TRASK charity art auction

Last minute, last minute, gotta hurry, gotta hurry. Sort of my life story. See, although all three of my artworks – The Saratoga and North Creek Railroad, Saratoga Vichy Crate Art Project and Milky Way at the Corinth Reservoir – were accepted into the 2017 Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation TRASK charity art auction… The event,…

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My submissions for the Saratoga Springs Preservation Society Trask Art Auction are …

For me, as Competition Season 2017 winds down, it’s time for me to gear up for my other favorite “Season” – Charity Season. Charity Season, for me, encompasses many endeavors.  Part of Charity Season involves artistic donations to various auctions and fundraisers.  At the same time, it also involves personal charitable endeavors, such as my…

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The Saratoga Vichy Crate Art Project

While my photography has seemingly plateaued in competition of late, I have been quite pleased by the success of my Crate Art Projects.  Three of them – Honeywell Farms, Hi Norman’s Kill Dairy and Soda Crate Hope Chest – all picked up ribbons and money at the 2017 New York State Fair, which has given…

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My 2017 New York State Fair results

Sunday morning.  It’s time for me to visit the New York State Fair, and find out how my three Crate Art Projects did.  Although my photography did not land on the walls of the Harriet May Mills Art Center for the second consecutive year, I still have artwork at the Art Center – it’s just…

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