Did a drawing on the iPad

I haven’t drawn anything in a while, so I spent the day at work doing some drawings on my iPad. This is probably the best one from that day.

I made this from tracing a photo using SketchBookX for the iPad

My Lego art wins the People’s Choice Award

A mosaic of a nude from painting I rendered from a photograph I took.

A mosaic of a nude from painting I rendered from a photograph I took.

My work Lego Nude – which is, well, a nude rendered in Legos – won the People’s Choice Award at the Del Mar Fair. But, it didn’t even win an honorable mention with the judges.

So I’m going to interpret that result as demonstrating that I am too cutting edge for the establish hegemony, and chalk this up as further validation of my status as the preeminent post-post-modern art genius.

I also have had another work of art from my wallpaper series on display of a pigeon on a coffee table at Caffe Trieste that I call “Trieste Regular.”

My work will be was on display at the 2011 Del Mar Fair now through the end of the fair on July 4th.

Pointing out that yes, I did in fact get the People's Choice Award on the 3rd day of the show.

My painting Trieste Regular.

Showing off my painting at the Fair.

My art in TidePools

My artwork “Down The Street” was accepted and printed in Mira Costa’s 2010 TidePools publication.

Down The Street. Mixed Media on Canvas.

Down The Street. Mixed Media on Canvas.

TidePools is Mira Costa’s annual publication. This year, the theme was Do-Overs.

2010 TidePools cover: Do-Overs

From their website

When we were kids, the do-over was our savior. Those weak throws, the missed catch, a wayward hit, the blown goal, the unfortunate die roll, that wretched strike, the maddening missed turn of the rope, those slow mashings of game controller buttons, and that damned inability to stay frozen during freeze tag—each could be cleanly wiped away simply  by declaring, “Do over!” Like penance or pardon, the do-over provided tabula rasa for play. But what about adults? When we grow up, do we  relinquish our entitlement? Should we live life as if there are no do-overs? Always careful…never taking risks? Calculating every step to avoid needing a do-over? Continue reading

Passages art show at the US Chinese Museum

This is the series of 9 pieces that will be exhibited at this show. The work was created from images taken of motorcycles in various states of dis-assembly while I was working at a motorcycle shop.

This is the series of 9 pieces that will be exhibited at this show. The work was created from images taken of motorcycles in various states of dis-assembly while I was working at a motorcycle shop.

WHO: Marlene Aron, Wanda Chan, Ned Millet and Torrey Nommesen
WHAT: Passages, art at the us Chinese Museum
WHERE: US Chinese Museam
4690 Tompkins Avenue
Oakland, CA
WHEN: September 6th through the 20th
Opening Reception September 6th, 10am to 3pm
WHY: East meets West in this show of local artists.

Art at Cafe Libertalia

In the Trees. One of the works that will be shown at this show.

In the Trees. One of the works that will be in this show.

WHO: Torrey Nommesen, Lula Becraft, Tina Nguyen, and Eric Wixon
WHAT: Art Show in a Hillcrest coffee shop. This show is being curated by Galerie de Lindel
WHERE: Cafe Libertalia
3835 5th Street
Hillcrest, San Diego, CA
WHEN: September 1st until Sometime in October
WHY: Come check out this amazing little coffee shop in and see four of my nudes.