Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Gentleman painter. I'm making art for fun and profit.
Polite and charming with a deep, abiding love for difficult art,
arty movies, and uncomfortable music. I'll never shy away from an
intense discussion. I visit museums (I get in free) and galleries,
relax over a drinks and good food, and revel in my vices.
Born and raised in Detroit.
Brooklyn ⬅️➡️ Hamtramck
In Chicago putting together an exhibition.
What I’m doing with my life
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Painting and traveling for shows. Forgetting to eat lunch but
remembering to grab ice cream. Building a black hole from
My cats were recently featured in a six part telenovela about the
New York art world.
Took French so I could paint in Tarnac and visit the D'Orsay some
Retiring in Sicily.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Traveling lite. Cooking. (My eggplant parmesan is as good as my
grandmother's). Making / drinking good coffee, making out, and
arguing philosophy with non-professionals.
The first things people usually notice about me
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My shoes, beard, curls (if the air is dry).
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Art: Manet and Renoir (late), Kai Althoff (always Kai Althoff), Ree
Morton and Paul Thek. The Barnes!
Books (recent): The Accellerationist Reader, Decline and Fall, The
Empathy Exams, At Swim-Two-Birds, The Painting of Modern Life, How
to Cook a Wolf, the Ethical Slut.
Movies (recent): Cabaret, Birdman, Under the Skin, Breaking the
Tv: Time Team, The Wire and The Thick of It
Music: I used to be in bands (indie / mathrock) (Lately): Ke$ha,
John Cale, Empire State Games. Converge and Braid for all
Food: Sushi and Burgers +
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
painting, (creative)sex. Tony, wondering where he could be, who he
is with, what is he thinking, is he thinking of me, and whether
he'll ever return someday.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Working in the studio, listening to Bob's Burgers.
I'm very social and active in the art world. If I'm going out, I'm
usually with art-friends, going to galleries, looking for somewhere
to drink and talk shop, somewhere to dance, maybe.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I'm married and separated. We've been best friends since forever.
We aren't a couple anymore, we don't live together, and we're both
pretty cool with it. Cool? Cool.
A celebrity couple you might know were given a painting of mine as
a wedding present.
You should message me if
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My professional world is fascinating, but small, so message me if
you want to:
*tell me about your play / research / dissertation or want to show
me what you're building / listening to / seeing / putting together
/ taking apart.
*dance like you don't give a fuck.
*grab a coffee, or a cocktail, or both, though preferably not at
the same time.
*make out in public, or secretly
or, you're Jane Levy (a boy can dream)
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And who you wanna do it with?
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