A wall hanging Pawn Chess piece constructed from plastics, plaster and a halved sheep’s skull. Polyurethaned. 20″ X 11″
Acrylic Painting on Canvas of The Mustard Sword lying in grass and snow. 11″ X 14″
A small digital painting meant for a gaming card. A money cat-dragon spews coins at an accountant type named Eustace. Used in the development of a game called The Spoils www.thespoils.com
A large mutant rat. Graphite character study for a new comic I am working on. The comic will appear in a traveling sketchbook library in 2014. www.sketchbookproject.com
A concept drawing, ink and watercolor swatches on watercolor paper, for a new comic I am working on. She is a bounty hunter that hunts large mutant rats. She has a desert eagle and an antique Colt Paterson. The comic will appear in a traveling sketchbook library in 2014. www.sketchbookproject.com
A life-size corpse made of candy. An original ephemeral installation sculpture. Over the course of the exhibition the Candy Corpse grew mold and melted into the chocolatey soil around it.
In the Point of Recapitulation, souls are recycled. This is an experimental minicomic that only scratches the surface of the afterlife myth of the Mustard Man saga.
The Black and White Issue of Mustard Man. The various subplots continue to unfold, as multiple characters begin journeys of one sort or another.
Officially the first Issue of Mustard Man, a tremendous undertaking for one artist. Introductions to some of the characters that populate Hobo City, Boscoe and his multiple personalities, and Mustard Man himself stranded on the beach, fending for himself.
Early attempts at a chronological account of the Hobos in the form of a graphic novel. Issue 0 shows Boscoe, an escapee from Hobo City, involved with the Fat, confronted by the shape shifting Mustard Vampire.
An assemblage of feathers and a broken toy sword handle. References the Morgu Bird and the shapeshifting Mustard Vampire from the Mustard Man mythology. A wall sculpture or a prop for performance art.
A life-size wearable suit of armor made from polypropylene plastic bottle caps wired together. Snapple buckler shield made from aluminum snapple caps mounted on a frisbee.
Romanticism is a painkiller.
A performance about art and love. In a pygmalionesque overlay of faux and real, the artist works through a figurative and literal transformation.
Mr. Canard is a duck man that encapsulates himself in salt. The salt comes from the tears that roll down his beak. This was an installation for Lumen festival in Staten Island, 2012.
Boscoe, an irascible ruffian from Hobo City, principal character in the Mustard Man graphic and literary mythology project. This is a limited edition hard plastic figurine, hand cast, poured and enameled.
The Morgu Bird is a character from the Mustard Man mythology. The final form of the Mustard Vampire and the custodian of the Point of Recapitulation. This is a painted wheatpaste used as a public advertisement for the Coyle Cavern gallery in Staten Island 2012.
Books shot with a rifle. Emblematic of the demise of one of the oldest forms of technology, and with the removal of its functional necessity by the dawning of a new era, the book object is executed here, like a prisoner at the end of a war. As the way media is contained, possessed and valued changes, informations and ideologies can and will be discarded, or valued merely as reliquary.