Shrubconscious Basket Hut

The basket hut came as a result of my lifelong passion for shelter, beginning with studying adobe building construction after high school. The art of shelter developing more deeply when I was employed full-time in the construction trade for ten years, and also by my...

Life Drawings

The Argos Gallery maintained by Eli Levin in Santa Fe, NM is the location where most of these drawings were produced. I attended the life drawing sessions twice weekly, for a number of years beginning in 2003. The management of that drawing group was impeccable. The...

Graphics Lab Showroom

As each project spins off more and more possible outputs, there is no time to bring every new iteration to full fruition, so this gallery documents important watersheds of novel results, framed inside a moment in time in the studio, for potential further examination...

Attempting Homages

For several years I occupied my studio time making homages of old masterpieces. Most of these were painted between 2003 and 07. This batch of paintings built my confidence. Reinventing a masterwork with modern materials is so much easier than inventing one from...

Dragon carp sculptures

Dragon carp sculptures

The inspiration for two giant carp sculptures made completely from natural materials came from an ancient Chinese ink brush painting.

“Two Methods”

“Two Methods”

•Feature Length Screenplay• Fresh out of the pen, Leo dives, nose-first, into a new deal in this dramatic feature length screenplay by Stryder Simms. Read the entire screenplay at this link.

“Father’s Failure”

“Father’s Failure”

In “Father’s Failure,” a screenplay by Stryder Simms, meet Rev Billy Pritchard, holding forth in the dingy light of a bad neighborhood.

“Pepper Corner”

“Pepper Corner”

Pepper Corner is a far-flung outpost of the American westward expansion sitting on the sweet spot of a fertile valley between two such sheltering mesas.

Emilio Estevez, Martin Sheen in Santa Fe: “The Way”

Emilio Estevez, Martin Sheen in Santa Fe: “The Way”

If this evening’s event at the Screen hosted by the Santa Fe Film Festival is any indication, we’re in for a great time at the movies this October. I was treated—along with a couple hundred other movie lovers—to an advanced viewing of "The Way," written, directed by,...

Blind Prejudices: A Preview of “Lore”

Blind Prejudices: A Preview of “Lore”

The U.S. is considered the evil perpetrator in the eyes of the Nazi children fleeing Allied occupation in Aussie director Cate Shortland’s latest film “Lore.” The script is adapted from Rachel Seiffert’s bestselling novel “The Dark Room.” In the aftermath of the this...