Brian has lived and made art on Vashon Island, Washington, since 1989. He shows locally, regionally and has for many years exhibited with Roby King Gallery of Bainbridge Island Washington. Brian has a long association with Vashon’s local print cooperative, Quartermaster Press, having first joined in 1997. He is the past president of VIVA, Vashon Island Visual Artists, and a founding member of the coop, Swiftwater Gallery, on Vashon Island.
My art has its origin in story. It is the story and research around its’ subject, that inspires and is with me, as I make images. The narrative may be personally relevant, but often falls within the realm of classical myth. Those potent myths encompass how our world came to be, how we fit within this world and what happens when we are no longer physically of this world. “All the art I make, print, oil on canvas, even my three-dimensional work, is informed or inspired by those stories and the interpretative process of printmaking.”
For the past several years I have explored angel mythologies and how angel sto... READ MORE