Art Tragic Beauty 

Artist of the Week [Be You Media]

I am extremely excited, honored and proud to be the Artist of the Week on Be You Media Group! Please take a moment to check out the article and of course, the rest of Be You Media Group’s site!    Grazie Mille!      

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Art life Tragic Beauty 

Back Alley Blues [Tragic Beauty]

One of my all-time favorite photographers is the incredible Anton Corbijn. I’ve been a fan of his work since the 1980’s. He’s well-known for photographing musicians such as U2, Joy Division, Henry Rollins, Nirvana, Depeche Mode (my favorite!), as well as directing some of their music videos. Anton’s talent is amazing! He’s also been a big influence on my work, and this shoot below is in essence paying homage to his work. The man featured in the photos that follow is a good friend of mine. BJ sang for a few of the…

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Art life musings 

Creative Passion – My Manifesto

“Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion.” ~ Jack Kerouac     Why, why, oh why, do I insist on trying to mainstream? Why am I trying to be like that, like everyone else? I have tried so many times over the years to be normal and mainstream  – it always felt wrong and uncomfortable. I know I’m not like others – I never have been. I’ve known this since I was a child. I am meant for more. The creative…

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