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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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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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The House Of Dreams

The House Of Dreams

On a visit to my homeland of London I decided I would bring along a small painting of a boy, which was given to me by my friend Laura, who is more of a 'cat' person. The painting had a somewhat haunting feeling to it and I had given it the title 'Lonely'. Laura had...

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Shadow Boxes

Shadow Boxes

3D shadow box collages. Pop Culture meets Ink Jet printer and X-Acto knife Mark Bloom 2011Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!Unliving StereoForbidden PlanetLegend Of JivaroHead Shrinking Fun“Good artists copy, great artists steal”

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The Art Of Art Huffman

The Art Of Art Huffman

I was recently at a yard sale and came across a large collection of original artworks all created by the same man, Art Huffman. His widow had been storing them in the garden shed since her late husbands' passing. In talking to his widow, I learned that Mr. Huffman was...

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Imitation Is The Sincerest Form Of Flattery

Imitation Is The Sincerest Form Of Flattery

“Good artists copy, great artists steal”'Three Musicians' by Pablo Picasso + not by Pablo 'Self Portrait' by Rembrandt + not by Rembrandt 'Republic Pictures' by Republic Pictures + not by Republic Pictures'Self Portrait' by Vincent Van Gogh + not by Vincent'Paris...

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A Horses Tail

A Horses Tail

I like this painting of two horses, and there’s a little tale that goes with it.The manager of the Humane Society thrift store told me that it was painted by a regular customer. She buys paintings and prints from the thrift store, takes them home and embellishes them,...

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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)