• Artwork,  Local History,  Painting Series

    Portrait Series: John W. Jones

    John W Jones blog cover

    I’m currently focusing on getting everything ready for my upcoming show in Geneva, so for today’s blog post I’m sharing one from a couple years ago for you to enjoy.  In it I explore the ties that Elmira has to the Underground Railroad and some of the key leaders of…

  • Artwork,  Interactive Art Show

    My 2020 Art

    2020 review interactive art gallery blog cover

    I hope you’re having a wonderful holiday season.  2020 is almost over, let’s take a look at the art I created this past year!   Grab yourself a cup of tea/coffee/wine and a favorite snack to enjoy while we explore the gallery.  This gallery is completely interactive – follow the prompts…

  • Artwork,  Local History,  Painting Series

    Portrait Series: John W. Jones

    John W Jones blog cover

    Recently I started to research different time periods throughout history that had ties to important movements in Black history and the role of Elmira (my current town) in each of them.   One of the first time periods I decided to dig into was the Abolition Movement of the 1830’s to…

  • Artwork,  Painting Series

    Portrait Series: Mrs. Williams

    Mrs. Williams blog cover

    You would let me follow you around your garden, pointing out each flower and plant and showing me how they’ve grown. A favorite was the money plant, pulling apart the pieces pretending I had countless coins. And also the mint, which grew through your giant flowerbed. I would tip toe…