All posts tagged: South End Boston

Painting Special Places

In November, a lovely woman named Maryanne contacted me requesting an artwork based on her very first date with her husband. The auspicious event had taken place in Boston’s South End at the Franklin Cafe on Shawmut Avenue. Several years and two children later, Maryanne wanted to give an artwork featuring the cafe as a gift to her husband…

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Getting Ready for Open Studios

This week I wandered around my art studio building to see what some of the other artists were up to. I figured that, like me, most would be preparing for the South End Open Studios, an annual weekend-long event that starts tomorrow in our neighborhood. Here’s what I found…

Remembering Shepard Fairey’s Boston Murals

While going through some photographs, I came across some shots I took in 2009 of Shepard Fairey murals that had been plastered onto various exterior brick walls around town. I know that many people, including the Boston Police Department, saw his putting up of these paper murals as acts of vandalism. I’m not going to argue with that, but I did (still do) think they were beautiful.

Row House Art

Rowhouses, like so many of the mid-1800s era ones found here in Boston, often capture my imagination. And you know that delicious spy-like feeling of walking through your neighborhood just after twilight, when the lights are going up in homes…