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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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Symbolike April
Mar 31, 2016 10:11 pm
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“April is the cruellest month” opens T.S Eliot’s “The Waste Land.” He wasn’t writing about the IRS, but the fourth month can... More
Symbolike March
Mar 22, 2016 6:47 pm
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Green for excessive drinking and puking. Aquamarine (or as close as I could get with spray paint) for my birth month’s birthstone. Decorated... More
Fête de Faut’
Mar 13, 2016 12:03 pm
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Wheelchair party (I liked the alliteration and syllabic similarity of fête and faut’ in the French translation). My associates... More
Mar 1, 2016 4:32 pm
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Since I created trAction Painting, students, my associates, and I have employed bikes, skates, scooters, rollers, and other wheel-wielding objects... More
Feb 16, 2016 11:26 am
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I have four bikes that I employ for trAction Painting projects. Their tires are covered with paint that remains and dries after I’ve used the bikes to apply... More
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Representing me or my money?
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