Category Archives: paintings

“Found Artwork” by Mariah R. Yates & Richard F. Yates

Mariah spotted this lovely piece of unsigned art in the parking lot of a local supermarket. The store is only a few blocks from a school, and though the piece looks a bit like a Cy Twombly, we assume it … Continue reading

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“It Could be Sunshine” by Richard F. Yates

Acrylic on canvas with black light reactive elements, 2013. Rediscovered in a box buried in a closet! —Richard F. Yates

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“Read a Damn Book – 018: We Must Remain Focused When Waiting for Thunder”

Jesse Reno – We Must Remain Focused When Waiting for Thunder (2008) I first discovered the artwork of Jesse Reno (who, last I heard, lives in Portland, Oregon) at The Lunar Boy Gallery in Astoria, Oregon, which was my favorite … Continue reading

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“Sky Flower” by Richard F. Yates

(Acrylic and ink on found cardboard, 2017.) —Richard F. Yates

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“Tag!” by Richard F. Yates

(Acrylic, ink, and oil pastel on found cardboard, 2017.) —Richard F. Yates

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“Do the Wrong Thing!” by Richard F. Yates

There’s a story with this one. It started as a pencil and acrylic monster on a large piece of found cardboard, but when I got home from much traveling yesterday, I discovered that one of our cats had invaded the … Continue reading

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“Unnatural Birth” by Richard F. Yates

(Acrylic on canvas, 2017) —Richard F. Yates

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