Below you will find links to PDFs of various essays I have written about other people's work. You could be next...
Like Godzilla to Amateurs, 2015:
Here is an essay written on the occasion of Professor Wendy Maruyama's retirement and the associated alumni show I curated. Wendy is a dear friend and an amazing colleague, so it was an easy essay to write.
Ordinary Furniture 2001-2018, 2018:
Adam Manley, a colleague at San Diego State University, asked me to write an essay about his recent work, Ordinary Rendition. I was happy to say yes... and then I started to dwell on the dark nature of the work.
Only a Test: The Art of Stoney Lamar, 2012:
Andrew Glasgow asked me to write an essay about the work of Stoney Lamar, who is an incredibly talented sculptor who primality works in wood turning. It was great to get to know him and his work better.
Flotilla: The Art of Displacement, 2008:
Tom Loeser asked me to write an essay about his astounding boat based body of work, Flotilla. I will always love the work and I still enjoy the essay.
Site Lines: The Multidimensional Work of Randy Shull, 2008:
I was commissioned to write an essay contextualizing the work of Asheville based artist, interior architectural designer, and all around impressive guy, Randy Shull.