An Epic Journey Begins

This journal will give you some insight into the creative process of the Artist.  There are thoughts, ideas and certain interests that  inspires his work on a daily basis.  His works that are depicted within this website are the culmination of works that were created over a years time.  Each Shadow Box was hand crafted and then photographed to produce high quality prints for the home or office.  Also, we are very happy to be able to add the Artists original paintings to this collection.  Each acrylic on canvas paintings reflects a surreal type of world with abstract overtones.

“Chicago Style”

“Chicago Style”

The Artists hometown is depicted in this roaring-twenties type shadow box.  It signifies a generation of class that no longer exists. It was a time when people dressed up when they went to the theater or danced the night away.  A time when gangsters ruled the city streets and prohibition
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“Fire Flight”

“Fire Flight”

The floating of a balloon, the flutter of a butterfly, the soaring of a bird and the flight of a moth all may signify the freedom we all desire.  That freedom always seems to come with a price.  The balloon launches with bullets in it’s basket to keep us free
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“American Pop”

“American Pop”

This piece was inspired by the works of three artists, Warhol, Pollock and Peter Max.  The Artist seems to be able to entwine the styles of all three artist into this shadow box.  Warhol’s repetitiveness, Pollock’s splattered paint style and Max’s color style. All three styles pull together the piece
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“Cracked”

“Cracked”

This is a very significant piece that represents the many split personalities of a  writer who cracks under the pressure of writing.  It’s a simple piece that reflects the Artist’s own struggles with writing.  The mask covers up the reality just like writing may hide feelings or emotions. The mask
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“Abstract”

“Abstract”

Kandinsky once said that “The more frightening the world becomes … the more art becomes abstract.”  Considering the state of the world we can find solace in viewing and creating abstracts.  It’s escapism at its best. By viewing this next piece by the Artist you tend to escape into the
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“Sacred Seasons”

“Sacred Seasons”

Seasons are changing.  Winters are longer, Spring has disappeared, Summers are becoming too hot and Fall is not long enough.  In this piece the Artist balances the seasons in four equal parts as it was originally intended before man began making damaging changes to the environment.  Typical seasonal winters are
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“Aces High”

“Aces High”

Literature, music and art are represented in this piece which was created for the infamous “Three Aces” restaurant in Chicago.  The Artist specifically designed the contents of this shadow box to express the interests of owners Anthony  Potenzo and Lyle Aker. Three hand carved  spades with one entwined in brass
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“Key to Creation”

“Key to Creation”

This beautiful surreal piece seems to symbolize the beginning and the end.  Another rather dark piece by the Artist who utilizes the highly recognizable hands from Michelangelo’s fresco  “The Creation of Adam” and Giovanni Bellini’s “Madonna and Child” which gives it a deep religious feel. The key may open doors
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