My parents came to visit last week. I rented a car at O’Hare and picked them up. Over their three days here we ate a lot of good food, drank some decent wine, had some good talks, and looked at a lot of art; mostly mine. On previous recent visits they were able to stayContinue reading “Parents”

Pleasant House

Pleasant House used to be in Bridgeport but is now in Pilsen. They serve savory pies, so of course I was a regular at the old location—a cramped converted pizza shop next to Maria’s Bar at 31st & Morgan. In fact, I did a painting of the intersection where the shop used to be asContinue reading “Pleasant House”

In Taverns

March 18—April 16, 2017 Hume Chicago, 3242 W. Armitage, Chicago, IL 60647 Opening Reception: Saturday, March 18, 6-10pm Gallery Hours: Saturdays, 12-5pm or by appointment  I’ve been drawing in bars since before I was allowed to drink. Like coffee shops, subway cars, and any number of other public gathering places, taverns allow an artist toContinue reading “In Taverns”