I’m thrilled to announce that for the first time, all of my Bach Project artwork will be on display together in one place! Fellow artist Gerard Brown and I are exhibiting a variety of works related to translation and color-based communication at Rowan University. The show will include my 24 Preludes from Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier, 24 of the movements from Bartok’s Mikrokosmos, the first Bach Cello Suite, a Fugue and a handful of Variations on Prelude 1. Hope you can make it!
Prelude No. 19 has been up at Bridgette Mayer Gallery this month. I stopped by the other week for a FringeArts show — a dancer and 2 musicians responding improvisationally to the artwork on display — and enjoyed overhearing several audience-goers talking about my work. “Why do you think this is here?” (pointing to a particular pattern) “Maybe the colors are each a note and the boxes are rhythms.” “What if every painting here had a musical interpretation? That one ov
Be sure to stop by Bridgette Mayer Gallery on Friday, September 5, 2014. Prelude No. 19 is up for grabs (in a 10″ square format) and proceeds will benefit BalletX. [details here] Prelude in A Major (blue-violet), No. 19
How does it work? What is the system? I hear these two questions a lot. So for all you curious minds, here’s a peek into my Bach Project system. It starts with a bit of elementary music theory. The chromatic scale has 12 half-step tones. I’ve drawn it here in C, which is the simplest key on the piano and the key J.S. Bach chose to begin his Well-Tempered Clavier suite. Next comes a little color theory. A basic color wheel includes 12 colors: 3 primary colors, 3 secondaries and 6 tert
After a two-year hiatus from selling online, I’m now stocking an Etsy shop with my new Bach Project artwork and oddities. Where else can you buy an original watercolor of Prelude No. 1 in C Major? Or a music-themed Rubik’s Cube?