Frick Fine Arts Library – permanent collection

Earlier I had announced that a limited edition Fiuggi Book + Print of Ciociaria was acquired by the Frick Fine Arts Library at the University of Pittsburgh and I now very excited to announce that four of my books are now in their permanent collection. In addition to the Ciociaria book are my three artist... Continue Reading →

Bluewater Shore – Four of Us

Wow, still hot in Southern California (over 85F), while there is already snow in Colorado and elsewhere in the United States. I am featuring another of my summer inspired paintings from my artist book Bluewater Shore and with the current temperature, it seems to make sense to me to share a summer inspired painting. Similar... Continue Reading →

Bluewater Shore – Summer Gang painting

Another of my acrylic paintings inspired by my artist book Bluewater Shore. Similar to other paintings in this series, it is very representational with some abstract background elements. Obvious to me is my inconsistent rendering of the figures, but also why I consider this is more of a study. In retrospect I note that in... Continue Reading →

Bluewater Shore & summer’s end – Big Raft

picture With the passing of another Labor Day holiday weekend, it is always a nice time to fondly look back on the various summer events. Perhaps with the exception of this year, as with an out-of-control pandemic raging in America, this was anything but a wonderful summer. No family gatherings, vacation trips, celebration parties, exhibition... Continue Reading →

Book Gifts for 2019 Holidays

For those who are looking for a nice last minute holiday gift, I have a few potential books for you to consider; a really great gift idea for someone special who really enjoy a small edition book object to read and treasure. Good news: any of these books can be quickly arranged to be delivered... Continue Reading →

End of NYT Lens blog

  I just noted the tweet by PDN that stated the New York Times is ceasing (aka go on "hiatus") their photo blog Lens, which was started about 10 years ago. Perhaps the NYT wants to send out a trial balloon about stopping this blog to obtain the reader response to its pending demise; if there... Continue Reading →

Gabriela Cendoya reviews Bluewater Shore

Review 2017 copyright Gabreiela Cendoya, screen shot, Bluewater Shore copyright 2017 Douglas Stockdale Yesterday I woke to find that Gabriela Cendoya, a very well known photobook reviewer in Spain, has just published a review of Bluewater Shore on her blog GabrielaCendoya. Although she will on occasion provide a book review in English, the Bluewater Shore... Continue Reading →

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