“Prisoner of The Pandemic”

Humans, by their core nature, are loving beings who require closeness with other human beings to feel “connected”.  Being part of a group of people is fundamental to living a full life.  Whether that group is a family outing of 10 people or a sporting...

Spring 2020 : Art Show Paris V

Come September 13th through September 15th, 2020, at Republique et la Bastille Gallery, Paris, France , I will be participating in Art Show Paris VII. It is quite an honor to be chosen to participate in this group show. My selection to participate came as a result of...

“Stirred and Shaken”

The Coronavirus Pandemic of 2020 is an epic event. There are no borders or countries. There is just humanity. Stirred and Shaken” (completed in March of 2020) is a mixed media work that uses symbolism to express this monumental event. On the left is Man. He is...

Opening Night At The Amsterdam Whitney In NYC

About 10 days ago on November 10th was the Opening Night for a group show I am participating in at the Amsterdam Whitney Gallery in the Chelsea District of New York City. My art was well received by the patrons of the gallery, the media , and the public. Five of my...

The Story Of The New “Dream Portraits”

Starting around 2002, my focus changed from creating abstract figurative works to creating abstract expressionism paintings, as well as pure abstract paintings. But recently, the challenge of doing abstract figurative work with a multimedia approach has become my...
The Pebeo Turn of Events

The Pebeo Turn of Events

This past Spring, I was introduced to Pebeo from one of my workshop students. Pebeo is an oil based paint that comes in a one ounce bottle. It’s very fluid and a bit tricky to use properly. It also has different versions. When you first start working with Pebeo,...

Opening Night at the Blue Moon Gallery Show

It was a stormy and rainy night. But we needed the rain badly. Still, friends, family, fellow artists, and collectors came to see the show featuring some of my best works of the last two years. I thank all of them for coming out on a difficult night. Reaction to the...

The Action Art Process ( the basic approach ) :

My Approach to the Action Art Process has two main phases : Phase Number One : I start with a solid background using a one or two color layout . I paint these ” background washes ” upright on the easel. I then put the painting on the studio floor and start...

Schaffer Art at Blue Moon Gallery

Don’t miss SchafferArt at Blue Moon Gallery February 8th – March 1st Premieres Second SaturdayFebruary 8th 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM 2353 Albatross Way Sacramento, CA 95815

Abstract Art / Action Art: Mystic

Title: Mystic Original Artwork: $2,000 Notes: A new technique and style is born. Dimensions: 24” X 36” Medium: Acrylic Ink and Acrylic Paint on Canvas Year: 2008

New Abstract Phase / #3

As I continue to evolve my exploration of color composition and its relationship to the flow of acrylic ink and paint , a new abstract phase has evolved. Number 3 in the process that started back in 2008. The first phase was the flow of acrylic ink and paint on canvas...