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Washington DC

Washington DC

The painter attended The Corcoran School of Art in the early 1980’s. ¬†After securing a place in a Group Exhibition at The Mayor’s Gallery at City Hall. “Spirits: The Makings of Masters”. He was 19. Later he would be awarded for his freshman studio work at the school. His interest in cubism and motion studies initially drew ire from some teachers. But the sketchbooks of his nightly scenes depicting DC streetwalkers and strippers were passed around the room before every class. Spectators observing him work in the street occasionally bought his books from him for hundreds of dollars on the street.

 

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Columbus

Columbus

The Columbus College of Art & Design. This is where the artist spent his earnings from comic book drawings and posters to attend on weekends at age 11. He also made Sun Sign Posters for his classmates older siblings and then their parents. It was this that inspired him to attend art school, in order to accommodate their need for more realistic figure painting. Eventually he would study on his own from medical reference books and drawings by Renaissance Masters.

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