Two of my paintings have been accepted into the 20th Anniversary Exhibition of the Pittsburgh Society of Illustrators, Art of Facts: Uncovering Pittsburgh Stories, opening July 22, 2017 at the Smithsonian-affiliated John Heinz History Center.

http://www.heinzhistorycenter.org/exhibits/art-of-facts-uncovering-pittsburgh-stories

 

"Andrew Carnegie as Bobbin Boy" - Andrew Carnegie held his first job at age 13 as a bobbin boy, changing spools of thread in a cotton mill 12 hours a day, 6 days a week in an Allegheny City factory. The very dangerous job had a starting wage of $1.20 per week.

"Andrew Carnegie as Bobbin Boy" - Andrew Carnegie held his first job at age 13 as a bobbin boy, changing spools of thread in a cotton mill 12 hours a day, 6 days a week in an Allegheny City factory. The very dangerous job had a starting wage of $1.20 per week.

"New Colors Go 'Round: The refurbishing of Kennywood's Dentzel Grand Carousel" - Kennywood Park's Dentzel grand carousel was installed in 1927 and completely refurbished in 2005, with painting done by two park employees, Jen Tomasic and Lisa Thomas. The painting marathon included: 14 stationary horses and 50 jumpers, 1 tiger, 1 lion, 4 chariots, 200 plaster crown and ceiling pieces.

"New Colors Go 'Round: The refurbishing of Kennywood's Dentzel Grand Carousel" - Kennywood Park's Dentzel grand carousel was installed in 1927 and completely refurbished in 2005, with painting done by two park employees, Jen Tomasic and Lisa Thomas. The painting marathon included: 14 stationary horses and 50 jumpers, 1 tiger, 1 lion, 4 chariots, 200 plaster crown and ceiling pieces.