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German Sausage

German Sausage

A late night conversation with a stranger, outside a bar in Berlin. Chapter 1 She: What do you do? Me: I collect original art that has been abandoned in some way, like in a thrift store or a flea market, and I curate exhibitions of it. She: So you are not an artist?...

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Females And Fish

Females And Fish

I don't even know why this genre exists, but I've found a few paintings that feature Females With Fish. Hopefully this will expand over time if I find more... “If you could say it in words there would be no reason to paint.”

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A Tale Of Two Patrick’s

A Tale Of Two Patrick’s

While visiting my family in London, my brother Richard told me a story: He and a friend were standing in line to enter a theatre. In front of them was a bald headed man and his wife. Richard whispered (quite carelessly) to his friend that he thought the man looked...

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Bisbee 2022

Bisbee 2022

April 23rd 2022 - Bisbee, AZAn Art Show Of (Questionable) Art For one night only, I'll be hanging art at the historic Oliver House in Bisbee Arizona“The art world is the biggest joke going. It’s a rest home for the overprivileged, the pretentious, and the weak”

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Bisbee 2021

Bisbee 2021

May 2021 - Bisbee, AZ An Art Show Of (Questionable) Art It's been a very long year for everyone. Longer than a year, really. I'm very, very pleased to finally be able to do an Art Show again.“The art world is the biggest joke going. It’s a rest home for the...

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Gift Shop Coming Soon…

Gift Shop Coming Soon…

Putting unloved, neglected thrift store art onto things.During these Covid-19 months of self-quarantine I'm building an online store. Using the large collection of thrift store art (and a few other things) and applying them to coffee mugs, t-shirts, canvas prints,...

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Curated Mayhem zine Issue #1

Curated Mayhem zine Issue #1

18 fun-filled pages of deep and meaningful stuff about thrift store art.CURATED MAYHEMThe first issue of 'Curated Mayhem' is now available. 18 pages of hard-hitting journalism exposing the seedy underbelly of life as a thrift store junkie and art show curator. It gets...

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Finding Dolores Rausch

Finding Dolores Rausch

Finding Dolores RauschOn Saturday June 22nd 2019 I found a painting at the Swap meet that spoke to me, as paintings often do. It's signed by J. Rausch and depicts what appears to be two girl marionettes, and it has a rather nice 1960’s feel to it.A friend saw the...

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QSL Cards

QSL Cards

I had no idea what these were when I found a whole box-full at the swap meet. I just knew I loved the artwork.These ones probably date from the 1960's to 1970's by the look of things. Some folks did the art themselves while others hired local talent, often an employee...

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“Don’t think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it’s good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art.”

Andy Warhol

Artist (deceased)