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About this blog: I am the creator of trAction Painting, a process/performance genre in which paint is applied to large surfaces with bicycles, roller skates, and other wheeled conveyances. I have produced works on canvas, plywood, particle board, ...  (More)

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Pax Vobiscum; Ars Gratia Artis
Feb 5, 2014 11:27 am
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Pax Vobiscum; Ars Gratia Artis

Throughout history, churches have often served as repositories of art. Such is the case with Peace Lutheran in Danville. Each year... More
Art and Bicycling
May 3, 2010 12:54 pm
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Kevin Davidson, of San Ramon, is concurrently an artist and a patron of the arts. Self-taught, he works in oil, often portraying religious themes. He is currently... More
Local Landscapes
Apr 1, 2011 1:10 pm
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Landscape painting has historically ranked low in the genre hierarchy in the post-Renaissance Western world (landscape painting was already well established in China... More
Art Icon Turns '39'
Aug 3, 2010 3:16 pm
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Beth Bachelor is a legend in local art circles. A cofounder of the Alamo Danville Artists' Society (ADAS) in 1977 and the Contra Costa Academy of Fine Art in 2001,... More
Art About Art
Sep 21, 2010 7:57 pm
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From the Greek comes the word ekphrasis, meaning description. A synesthetic art form, ekphrasis is a poem written about another form of art—most often a painting.... More
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A Costco tempest in a tea pot
By Tim Hunt | 6 comments | 1,179 views

Anatomy of a Summer Camp Project A Visual Essay, Phase 2
By John A. Barry | 2 comments | 316 views