30 days, 5,535 miles and six states later, we covered a 'bit of the landscape across the SouthWest this year. From the majestic beauty of Cathedral Valley at Capital Reef to the mind bending contemporay art of Taos and Santa Fe New Mexico...it was a run!
New York City, specifically Manhattan is a photographic paradise. Contemporary and vintage architecture galore and of course 'the street' with all its manifestations. Landscape wise, Central Park is worthy of an in-depth study by itself and if that's not enough, lakes, rivers and harbors surround the area.And by the way, if Manhattan isn't the cultural epicenter of the planet, I'd like to know who is!
Finally I've gotten around to fleshing out my Fine Art section of the web site. Take a peek to view a variety of mixed media pieces, painting and illustration plus a few furniture projects (that I'll be adding to soon).
Currently at the online photography gallery VSonoma, we have two shows running. A dramatic solo show by Ricky Pan 'Into the City' featuring scenes from San Francisco and a jurored Group Show entitled 'Boundaries...real and imagined'.
Every visit to Los Angeles seemingly results in another serious uptick in its contemporary art scene. With the recent opening of the architecturally magnificent Broad Museum and its over-the-top world class art collection, this time was no different.
It had been awhile since I'd been to Yosemite National Park but was rewarded with catching it right after the first big snowfall in over two years!
Our latest video "The Art of BART" was filmed over 3 months and views the 40 year old Bay Area Rapid Transit system as a work of art versus an aging light rail transit system. Architecture, musicians and the day to day life of BART is what we chased.
Picking up the iconic California Hwy 395 just outside South Lake Tahoe and driving it most of the way to Death Valley has become a Thanksgiving tradition. My images of this year's trip can be viewed here.