Thursday, July 24, 2014

Language Lessons Volume 1

I did a broadside illustrating a piece by poet Brian Barker for Chet Weise and Ben Swank's massive new Language Lessons box set, out now from Third Man Records-- Buy and learn more about the Language Lessons box set at the Third Man website--

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Personality Crisis at Dwelling Spaces June 21 - July 17

I'll have paintings, drawings and prints on the walls of Dwelling Spaces in Tulsa, Oklahoma from June 21 through July 17-- I will be there July 17 for the closing night party-- See the Dwelling Spaces website for more info--

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Captain Beefheart

Commissioned painting of Don Van Vliet, aka Captain Beefheart-- 16 x 16 inches, acrylic on panel--

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Julee Cruise

Commissioned painting of singer Julee Cruise-- 14 x 18 inches, acrylic on panel--

Saturday, February 8, 2014

David Lynch Stickerpainting

Commissioned stickerpainting of director David Lynch-- Acrylic and adhesive stickers on hardboard, 30 x 40 inches--

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Peter Fonda & Nancy Sinatra

Commissioned portrait of Peter Fonda & Nancy Sinatra from the film The Wild Angels-- 16 X 20 inches, acrylic on cradled hardboard--

Monday, December 2, 2013

Dennis Eichhorn's Real Good Stuff

I did portraits of Jesse Bernstein and "Hate Man" for the new Dennis P. Eichhorn comics anthology REAL GOOD STUFF-- The book turned out fantastic-- Contributors include Pat Moriarity, Mary Fleener, Sean Hurley, Max Clotfelter, Tom Van Deusen, and Aaron Lange-- Order one direct from the publisher, Poochie Press--

Friday, November 8, 2013

Silver Leafed Cow Skull

This project was just for fun, but it turned out pretty cool-- Silver leaf on cow skull I bought at Jackalope store in Albuquerque--

Monday, November 4, 2013

Mark Arm Stickerpainting

Commissioned stickerpainting of Mark Arm, frontman for Seattle rock stalwarts Mudhoney--  Adhesive stickers and acrylic on hardboard, 40 x 40 inches-- Based on a photo by Matt Koroulis--

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Kim Thompson 1956-2013

Pen & ink portrait of my friend and mentor Kim Thompson for Robert Boyd's piece in the latest issue of The Stranger's quarterly art & performance magazine-- I worked with Kim at Fantagraphics Books from 1990-1996, and learned a helluva lot from him-- Kim passed away June 19th--

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

The DT's at Slim's August 9

11 x 17 poster for the August 9 DT's/Endino's Earthworm/Tom Price Desert Classic show at Slim's in Seattle's Georgetown neighborhood-- The bands will be playing the outdoor stage, and this gig should be one for the ages-- More info at Slim's Last Chance Website-- 

Thursday, August 1, 2013

The Horror! The Horror!

Dennis Dread requested photos of contibuting artists reading his ENTARTETE "KUNTS" book-- Here's mine-- Purchase the book from the ANJA website--

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Entartete "KUNTS"

I have 8-pages of art and bio in Dennis Dread's mammoth new book of "metal and punk inspired art," Entartete "KUNTS" (a reworking of the German entartete kunst, or "degenerate art")-- The book showcases/expands the 3 "KUNTS" art shows that Dennis curated in Portland Oregon, and is a must-have item for fans of rad/metal art! 42 artists, 340 full color pages-- This book will sell out quickly, so go to the AJNA website to purchase--

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Jack Endino's "Rumble"

The Jack Endino "Rumble" 12 inch 45 turned out very nice: 3 killer tracks, clear vinyl, cool inner sleeve, numbered edition of 500-- Stay tuned for Jack's new full-length CD/LP, which I also did art for-- Buy this record from the Fin Records website--

Tuesday, April 23, 2013


Portrait of my pal Lester's Basset Hound "Cupcake"-- Acrylic on textured hardboard, 6 x 8 inches--

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Lee Van Cleef

Commissioned portrait of Lee Van Cleef-- 12 X 16 inches, acrylic on cradled hardboard--

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Japanese Monster Battle

Translucent acrylic on gold leaf on hardboard-- 36 x 36 inches-- (sold)

Monday, March 11, 2013

David Bowie for The New Yorker

I did 6 small, posterized David Bowie paintings for the March 18 issue of The New Yorker-- Read the article here-- The original art is for sale at the Fine Art Chophouse--

Monday, February 11, 2013

Psych Skull T-shirts and Hoodies

Psych Skull design now available in a variety of garment styles and colors here via RedBubble--T-shirts, baseball jerseys, hoodies, girlie Ts, you name it--

Thursday, January 10, 2013

This World Is In A Hell Of A Fix

Here is a music compilation I put together culled from the Tom Ardolino Song-Poem Collection, which I had the pleasure(?) of recording for Penn Jillette, who purchased the collection in 2003--  Click on this link to download (78 Mb zip file), and check out the American Song-Poem Music Archives website for lotsa info about the strange world of the "song-poem"--

Track List:
1. Stay Where You Are (Sterling 404) -Norm Burns
2. Blue Atoms (Sterling 404) -Norm Burns
3. The Stars Were Wrong About You (Preview 1223) -Rodd Keith
4. Vampire Husband (Sterling 591) -Shelly Stuart & The Five Stars
5. Black Is Beautiful (unnumbered acetate) -Karmello Brooks
6. Black Man (Preview 1723) -Barbara Foster
7. One Soul Love (MSR 828) -Dick Kent
8. Love Is A Wonderful Feeling (Sterling 674) -Gil Reed & The Five Stars
9. My Husband, Lover, Friend (MSR 851) -Bobbi Blake
10. Such A Love (Lane 102) -Rodd Keith
11. We're Giving Up Something Funky (Cinema 7325) -The Real Pros
12. Cruising On My Motorbike (Preview 1777) -Gene Marshall
13. Lady Off Pedestal At Notre Dame ((Dolly-O 1020) -Jack Kim
14. Blue Hill Twist (Blue Hill 102) -Jeff Reynolds
15. Temptations And Desires (LH 10015) -No Artist Named
16. Armageddon (Sterling 720) -Gary Roberts
17. This World Is In A Hell Of A Fix (Halmark OV-446) -No Artist Named
18. Blue Fate (Film City 2044) -Rodd Keith
19. This Old World (Starlet 13014) -Rodney Rivers
20. The Vacant House (Preview 1184) -Milford Perkins
21. You Better Cool It Baby (CRH 85) -Ralph Lowe
22. All By Myself (Air 1574) -Don Davis Jr.
23. The Hell With You (MSR 2475) -Roger Bonnette
24. Our Space Ship (Lectron 10889) -Cara Stewart

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Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Warren Oates

Commissioned portrait of Warren Oates, from the film CHANDLER-- 20 X 20 inches, acrylic on stretched canvas--

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Flaming Mandala

A college silkscreen/airbrush piece from 1985, with black background and a few tweeks added in 2012-- 15 x 15 inches on 100% rag paper--

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Who's Who In Baton Twirling 1965

Decoupage on cradled hardboard-- 30 X 30 inches-- 13 coats of lacquer, each one buffed smooth with steel-wool--

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Superhero Trash Can


A 20 inch tall custom trash can I made with characters cut from assorted Marvel and DC comic covers-- Images sealed with 2 cans of clear gloss spray paint--

Friday, September 14, 2012

Faye Dunaway

Commissioned portrait of Faye Dunaway, as Bonnie Parker in BONNIE & CLYDE-- 20 X 16 inches, acrylic on cradled hardboard--

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Richard Widmark

Commissioned portrait of Richard Widmark, as sadistic thug Tommy Udo in KISS OF DEATH-- 30 X 30 inches, acrylic on cradled hardboard--

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

PRIMITIVA at The Black Dog Aug 1 - Sept 15

I'll have ten or so acrylic paintings on the walls of the Black Dog Cafe/Wine Bar in charming Snoqualmie, WA from Wednesday, August 1 through Saturday, September 15, 2012-- Stop by if you're in the Snoqualmie/North Bend area! The Black Dog is located at 8062 Railroad Ave. SE, Snoqualmie, WA--

Monday, July 2, 2012

Caesar's Palace Starbucks paintings

Here are 2 very large acrylic and gold leaf paintings on stretched canvas that I did for the Starbucks Coffee located in Caesar's Palace, Las Vegas-- One is 102 x 102 inches, the other is 102 X 72 inches--

Friday, June 1, 2012

Roky Erickson

Commissioned pen & ink portrait of Roky Erickson-- Approx. 5 X 10 inches--

Thursday, May 10, 2012 Gets A Facelift

My website has been massively upgraded and streamlined-- Over 200 images have been replaced with larger, less compressed, and color corrected versions-- And the STORE now features less product and higher prices! Thanks Brother Carl for massive tech assistance--

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Jim Jackson

Pen & ink illustration of fabled blues guy Jim Jackson for the annual music issue of Oxford American magazine-- The O.A. Music Issue is always a treat: great writing about cool, diverse, interesting, and obscure music, with a killer compilation CD to top it off-- Buy the Jim Jackson original art here--

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

John Cazale

Commissioned portrait of actor John Cazale as "Sal" from the Sidney Lumet film DOG DAY AFTERNOON-- 24 X 24 inches, acrylic on cradled hardboard--