“RESET” and “GO”

These manhole covers on the Arlington/Cambridge border appeared in May, but could be seen as having more meaning during the 2020 election season. Want to hit “RESET” on our national malaise? GO vote! BTW early voting info can be found … Read More

“Transforming Belmont” Town Hall electrical box

Creating a fun and colorful pop of vibrance and happiness on the corner between the Town Hall and the 1853 Homer House. This transformer box, painted in September 2020, is part of the “Transforming Belmont” program of the Belmont Art … Read More

Salem Unity Path wrap-up!

At the close of July, we put the finishing touches on the block-long Unity Path that stretches throughout Artists’ Row! Its colorful ground art and several walls weave together elements, ideas and words of welcome from cultures that make up … Read More

Unity Path, Salem Artists’ Row updates

There’s plenty to see now on Artists’ Row, as the artists set up their shops, the Artists in Residence Lauren & Jacob (Creative Blocks) do cool interventions all over the centre city, and our team adds welcoming color and good … Read More

Unity Path on Artists’ Row in Salem

To celebrate the (safe) reopening of Salem’s Artists’ Row for the 2020 summer season, lead artist Liz LaManche and a team of community members are filling the block with a series of decorative ground and wall art murals signifying inclusion … Read More

Busk Stops: Public Performance Kiosks

Proposed for the Celebrity Series of Boston for 2021: Like the tremendously successful Street Pianos project, this would place an open-ended invitation and conversation starter out in our neighborhoods. Each could be pre-programmed with a schedule of performers, and also … Read More

Design for Philadelphia Mural Arts: Love & Abundance

The Mural Arts folks liked Connected By Sea and the various other symbology-driven tattoo themed pieces I’d done in the past to honor our cultural variety within one human family. This proposed piece was in that series. The SEPTA underpass … Read More

The Orb debuts at Firefly

Inspired by the multidimensional Orb of Agamotto that appears in the Marvel universe, this project began as a joint-double-dare and weird idea generated by Lark Russell, an ex comic book writer. I of course offered to paint it and supply … Read More

Tattoo Mermaid: Hull Lifesaving

Patriot Ledger: “Public art installation nearing completion in Hull.” The new Hull Art Walk will line a rebuilt long-abandoned pedestrian walkway near Nantasket Beach, near the historic Paragon Boardwalk. Several artists are contributing murals to give the walkway a variety … Read More

Maximum Pierrot

Expressive of a feeling. With thanks to my very favorite model, Gilded Lillian.

What I’d love to do at Underground at Ink Block

I’m loving the street art installations at Boston’s Underground at Ink Block, but there is still so much bare concrete! Those oversized cement columns always make me think… I’ve always wanted to just start painting them up with Egyptian and … Read More

New Mural for ZUMIX Radio Block Party in East Boston

Music Is Love: This new community mural was kicked off by a participatory live painting day at ZUMIX Radio Block Party, 9/23/17. On the wall of the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center Education & Training Institute, 250 Sumner Street, East … Read More

SEMOLINA: Retro font logo and building signage

I recently has the pleasure of working with the excellent folks at Dave’s Fresh Pasta on their new venture, SEMOLINA Kitchen & Bar, in Medford. Modeled after Dave’s and soon to feature both dining, bar and a small market, this … Read More

Mural How-To Mini-Course

People have been telling me they want to try making bigger projects themselves. While painting the recent Butterflies mural at Esh Circus Arts, I was joined by the talented Matt Em Weston who did some filming. I cut that together into … Read More

Logos for Science

In recent news, as government agencies have been told to scrub climate science information from their websites, the Twitter accounts of various federally funded agencies have “gone rogue” and refused to stop posting scientific facts… These include most of the … Read More

“Safety Dance” crosswalk

This 96-foot long crosswalk is a project of Walk Medford. The figures are traced from crosswalk signs, safety signs, and from people dancing. The “ped figures” start out walkign sedately, then get more exuberant toward the middle, till they are … Read More

Boston Street Piano 2016: The Tattoo Heart

Creating a Street Piano for Celebrity Series‘ “Play Me, I’m Yours” hitting the Boston streets in September!  The 60 artists chosen all worked in a shared industrial space in the Innovation & Design Building from  July 18-Aug. 26, and the pianos will be … Read More

Pokemon Go hack at MIT & Davis Sq

It’s July 11 and everyone is playing Pokemon Go… the streets of Cambridge and Somerville are full of folks walking around looking at their phones, catching Pokemons. I decided it was time to prank them by printing out colorful Pokemon creatures about 8″ … Read More

Art in Decatur WAY, Lowell

I’ve been working with the City of Lowell and CDM Smith engineers to create art for their Decatur WAY project in Lowell, a beautiful new walkway in what had been a bit of an eyesore alley behind the historic Cote’s … Read More

Open Studios 2016

Had a very lovely Open Studios weekend, maybe the best ever! Saw lots of good folk, had excellent conversations, showed off art, sold art! People liked the old color-changing painting setup and the new Rain Art demo! My and other … Read More

Open Studios, Diet Edition

Having a great Somerville Open Studios weekend. But one interesting complication has been the letter emailed to all the exhibiting artists from the SOS organizers at 9pm Saturday night, (that’s right, halfway through the event!) saying that the Somerville Board … Read More

Rain Activated Art comes to the East Coast

Earthsign Studios just got our shipment of industrial superhydrophobic waterproofer, and I get to try out Seattle-style Rain Activated Art! Here’s the video of my test piece. Spoiler: It works great! I’m about to use it on the new Decatur Way Green … Read More

Idea for Somerville, city hall corner

This is a proposal I’m working up for the embankment behind Somerville City Hall, on School Street. Right now it’s bare concrete. I’d like to use a background of Art Nouveau stylized lilies and a realistic Eastern Box Turtle… these … Read More

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