spring is the time for birthing new art babies

Here’s the next show of my work:
The Bossier Arts Council, Boomtown Casino, and the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra are thrilled to invite you to the next WAM event slated for Thursday, May 15th at 5:30pm. This quarterly event features wine and food pairings, music courtesy of the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra (Peter Haas, Dan Santelices, and Chris Reed), and visual art. Cost for entrance is $20 and the featured artist is Joshua Chambers. For more informaiton please visit the Bossier Arts Council website at http://www.bossierarts.org or call 318-741-8310.

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ink and gouache on cut paper, 4×6/12×12

 

I’ll post more images of the 28 new pieces on the website after the reception. Hope to see you there.

Be sure to keep your eyes peeled for the 16 new pieces in production.

 

Menu

Vegetable Crudités Served w/Spicy Ranch Dip & Mozzarella, Basil, & Roma Tomato Bruschetta Paired w/Rogbert Goyette Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast, CA

Assorted Fruit & Cheese Kabobs & Assorted Canapés Paired w/Fernlands Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, NZ

Mini Quiche Sun Dried Tomato & Smoked Chicken Cerviche Paired w/Peirano Estates Chardonnay, Lodi, CA

Grilled Mini Bacon Wrapped Scallops w/Roasted Corn Salsa Paired w/Christopher Michael Pinot Gris, Willamette, OR

Lasagna Cups Paired w/ Carpinetto Dogajolo Rosso, Tuscana, Italy

Prime Rib Carving Station Paired w/Stephen Vincent Cabernet, Central Coast, CA

Assorted Desserts w/Eberle Muscat Canelli, Paso Robles, CA

really good news

I’m not really sure how it happened, but last week’s post was deleted. Here are the images I had intended to post last week:

atleastsayplease

you should always say thank you, or at least say please, acrylic on panel, 10×10, $200

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i need it as much as you need me, ink on paper, 30×22, $300

paper02

this is part of loving someone, ink on paper, 22×30, $300

paper03

these meant more when i was younger, ink and gouache on paper, 30×22, $300

paper04

i am a hero, ink and gouache on paper, 30×22, $300

paper05

i refuse to be forgotten, ink and gouache on paper, 30×22, $300

A really good thing happened this week: I was awarded “best in show” at the Shreveport Regional Arts Council’s exhibition Critical Mass. The winning painting is titled “I can’t be what I once was” (you can look it up on the website). Besides that cash award, there are some pretty exciting things that come along with the award. First, I will have a solo exhibition in the third floor gallery of Artspace in July. Second, the Shreveport Regional Arts Council will take out a 1/4 page ad in a prominent art magazine to publicize the show (Art News/Art in America). Third, the juror for the show, San Diego art critic Lauren Buscemi will write a review of the solo show to be published in local/national publications and websites. Needless to say I am very excited, and feeling very fortunate. Critical Mass is full of impressive artists living in Northwest Louisiana. If you are in the Shreveport area you should make it a point to stop by.

Graphite Galleries in New Orleans has been doing a wonderful job selling my work,  but this means I am going to be producing like a mad man. I have the solo show in the Leslie Powell Gallery in May/June, the solo show in Artspace July/August, the group show in the Masur Museum of Art June/October, and the group show in The Shaw Center for the Arts October/November.

When it rains, it pours.

If you pray, pray for my wife.