Thursday, September 9, 2021

9/11 New York

20 Year Anniversary of the 9/11/2001 Terrorist Attacks on The World Trade Center in New York City 

As a  born New Yorker I was compelled to see first hand the devastation as soon as flights were renewed and Museums, etc. were trying to recover from that horrendous event. The site was still smoldering during my mid-October trip. 

I used the Metropolitan Museum of Art (current) Catalog as my "canvas"/booklet to draw, collage, paint, as relay my feelings. 

I spent one day exploring the entire perimeter of the site with my 8MM video recorder. It's 13 min. long. Here are portions of the video:

West Side With Makeshift First Responders Memorial 

"Helping Hands", 2001, N.Y.,N.Y.
Tempera and Ash on Museum catalog page. 5 1/2" x 10 1/2"
(First Responders report finding rings and other personal belongings in the rubble.)
Collection of Josie & Johnathan Kaplow

3 Stills from my 13 min. Video

"Strength in Humanity", 2001, N.Y., N.Y.
Tempera and Ash on Museum catalog page. 5 1/2" x 10 1/2"
(First Responders supporting one another in the hot, wet, search and cleanup)
Collection of Ciro Flores & John Heinzerling

"Memories Lost in the Dust, 1", 2001, N.Y., N.Y.
Tempera and Ash on Museum catalog page. 5 1/2" x 10 1/2"
(First Responders searching for remains in the hot, wet, search and cleanup)
Collection of the artist

"The Ass at School", 2001, N.Y., N.Y.
Tempera and Ash on Museum catalog page. 5 1/2" x 10 1/2"
(Based on etchings by Peter Bruegal the Elder,16th century, MET Museum Catalog)
Collection of the artist

Painting on the mostly-empty plastic lid containing the ash/soot collected from a nearby potted plant (shown in video below). This was finished sometime after the others were finished and the pair of Blue Light Beams were installed as a memorial. The ash/soot was gathered before officials asked the public not to disturb a larger site perimeter .
"9/11 Light Memorial', 2001, N.Y., N.Y.
Ash and Soot on Plastic with Acrylic.
Collection of Sean Huston

"Twin Towers Gone", 2001
Collaged Post Card with paint, ash on paper
Front; Painting, Back; Description of process
(Never shown because someone said the eagle looked like a chicken so I felt bad.)

Thanks for looking


Monday, August 23, 2021

August 2021 Paintings

August 2021 Paintings
"Anime Boys" 2021
Acrylic on collaged anime cartoons on canvas

2021, Mixed Media on Vellem

This is a NFT only in JPEG Form

"Delta Varient" 2021.
Mixed Media Painting on Vellem mounted on Canvas

Watch for this painting at the upcoming "Art on the Avenue" CDC fundraiser event Nov. 4-6, 2021


Saturday, June 19, 2021

Houstons Lawndale Art Center presents;

 "The Big Show, 2021"

"Social Distancing' 2020 - 2021
8 Dollar Store "Welcome" Matts with mixed media Paints and Seed Pearls

Covid-19 year and a half

     Covid-19 Year and a Half


"Hold Your Breath" 2020

"One or the Other" 2021
All 3 are Mixed Media on Canvas
"Covid-19 Everywhere" 2021
"Too The Date; Harvey Vs. COVID-19", 2021


"COVID Breath", 2021,  Sterling Silver Reposse with Enamel.

Monday, February 24, 2020

"Redacted", Portugal 2019

                  "Redacted, (Mueller Report), Series 2019
             Watercolor and Permanent Marker w/Collage on
                                used travel brochures
                painted in Lisboa - São Sebastião da Pendreira,
                                Portugal, May 2019
       On View at Adytum Salon, W. Alabama St. Houston, Tx.

"Redacted, With Protection"

Adytum Salon

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Detroit Institute of Art Collection

Detroit Institute of Art Collection 
2 records of 61018  

Screenprint printed in color ink on gray wove paper

DimensionsImage: 10 5/8 × 21 7/8 inches (27 × 55.6 cm)
Sheet: 22 1/4 × 30 1/8 inches (56.5 × 76.5 cm)

Accession NumberF82.68DepartmentPrints, Drawings & Photographs

Second print in the collection

ArtistRichard E. Fluhr
American, born 1955
PublisherCranbrook Academy of Art Printmaking Dept.
  • Suite Justice
MediumMixed media printed in color on wove paper
Dimensionsimage and sheet: 15 1/4 x 11 1/8 in.
38.8 x 28.2 cm
Credit LineGift of Cranbrook Academy of Art
Accession NumberF82.105.9
DepartmentPrints, Drawings & Photographs

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Puerto Rico 2017


                          Puerto Rico 2017  (still under construction)

"Mango Harvest"
"Arrival of a Cruise"
"La Perla"

"Old San Juan to the North and San Juan Bay" 2017
Night View of the Traffic System Patterns. The green is the U-turn needed to return to the Convention Center Hotel.Mixed Media on a bank receipt
  Old San Juan and the beach and La Pearla
"Tanning" 2017

"Pineapple Hats" 2017

"A long History" 2017

"Sun Stroke"

"The Costal Cemetery" 2017

 PuertRico   2017

Other Recent Work

4 Watercolor on Paper, 2016-17, 20" x 26"