About the MotmotExploring the natural world with pencil and paper from high atop a one-story bungalow in the middle of Oklahoma.
Category Archives: museums
My tropical paintings and drawings are now on display- available for purchase- in the gallery space of the Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory, as part of the Myriad Botanical Gardens Fine Art Series. I can’t say enough about this exotic jungle under glass, except … Continue reading
I’m a cat lover, which doesn’t mean anything but it’s a nice excuse to share kitty pics with you. The Smilodon skull above is a fabulous museum quality cast of a fossil, purchased from the Museum of Osteology’s gift shop. … Continue reading
If you find yourself anywhere near Tulsa between now and March 24, try to get to the Gilcrease Museum and catch the Edgar Payne (1883-1947) retrospective, The Scenic Journey. I just got home and want to turn around and go … Continue reading
Now it all feels real. John Brandenburg of The Oklahoman reviews Drawing the Motmot. I think he likes it.
The Big Tree is coming to town. As part of Drawing the Motmot, An Artist’s View of Tropical Nature (please see the sidebar), it’s going up on the wall at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History in all … Continue reading
Just got back from Birds in Art and still processing an amazing weekend. All’s still a pleasant blur but a few gems stand out: Master Artist John Busby speaking on life, art and process; the life-drawing session set up for … Continue reading