Category Archives for Commissions

Frederick Douglass, oil on linen, 36X30 inches, 2018, private collection.

Frederick Douglass: An American Example to Follow

Frederick Douglass, oil on linen, 36X30 inches, 2018, private collection. Frederick Douglass: An American Example to FollowDouglass represents the America I long for these days. The America whose strength and optimism is rooted in equal chances for everyone. 

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Steve, oil on linen, 42x42

A Commissioned Portrait in the Ancient Tradition

Steve, oil on linen, 2018, private collection, Canada A Commissioned Portrait in the Ancient TraditionA portrait commissioned by a woman as a surprise gift for her husband, and what this has to do with the ancient origins of painting itself. 

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mathieu laca commission

A Commissioned Portrait Destroyed in Transit?

This is the story of what happened when one of my commissioned portraits was reported “destroyed” by Mexican customs.

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