a vet Vietnam six tours, Worked for North American Rockwell, Pacific Telephone and Telegraph own business retired for the third time 2003. SSI disability three years, Started Mineral Art Dec. 2003. Galleries, Easelheads, “R” gallery, Arts Visalia, Arenas, Ryan’s of Fresno, Cafe 225, Tulare Fair, Art afaire, Fresno Museum, Show in Portland OR, and Houston TX. Have after winning over judges on my art received awards from honorable Mention to best of show. I grind natural earth minerals in a mortar and pestle, the ground minerals have the texture of talcum with its own crystals. I then grind into my material with a flat sediment stone,sticks, and all types of cloths. The finger prints of the materials give a special illusions to the Art..I am booked with commissioned works up until September 2013, but have people sign contracts to allow me to keep my Art “Wow Art”..I love my art, but along with age, maturity comes with associated disabilities. I sale giclee of my Mineral Arts, and take on new commissions, only if they are not in any rush…I always strive to come up with something new ,as with my latest Mixed Ink’s with minerals.

  • Age: 74
  • Joined: February 2010

Journal

Prayer for our devine RB artist and friend

The slide down the steep sloops of the mountain side, get going toward the bottom. Even tough we try to reverse this action, the downward direction rips at our soul. / The good book says, “ask and ye shall receive if only you believe”. / We pray and humble our souls to him which we call by name,“Jesus Christ our Lord”. / With the faith the size of a mustard seed, we ask f…
Posted over 4 years – Leave a comment

In Memory of my Sister Ruby Mae Nov.13th, 2010; 1934-2010

The Beatitudes: Matt 5:3-12: / Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. / Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted. / Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. / Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled. / Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy. / Blessed are the pure in heart…
Posted over 4 years – 10 comments

The Story behind the art work "Morning Stare"

In 1941 at the age of eleven, Howard was to become a man. His family of Porterville California, owned the land from East Porterville, to Springville. Tule river was the water run off for the southern sierras. The Land was the family’s, large cattle stock feeding area. / All boys were dropped off and were to survive on their own, by fishing, trapping rabbets, and gathering eatable wild l…
Posted almost 5 years – 12 comments