Sunday, 6 September 2015

Profile of a Busy, Busy Artist

An art dealer and his artist - both in art and real life.

Don Porcella is an artist I met in NYC a few years back and I've always regretted not having been able to do more than a studio visit and a grand chat.  Here's what he's been up to lately:

Don Porcella...
was interviewed on New York City's WBAI (99.5FM) Public Radio Station this past month. Broadcast in New York and on 40 other affiliate radio stations across the country. Actor Patrick Stewart of Star Trek, Poet Linda Lerner and Artist Don Porcella on Arts Express with Prairie Miller. Listen to the whole show here with this audio file link:

recently completed "Studio System", an art residency at the Torrance Art Museum in Los Angeles featured in LA Weekly:
You can see the resemblance, no?

is working with a dead oil painter named Harry Mathews on an ongoing project featured here in print:

was interviewed by Anny Watt, in Milan, Italy about current projects: 

has an artwork in UNLOADED, a group exhibition exploring gun culture curated by Susanne Slavick of Carnegie Mellon. Receiving great reviews and more venues are planned:

is releasing two new albums this month, one from Face Urchins and the other from Abominable Snowman. Here is a new song:

updated website to include 15 publications in 2015 and the list of solo and group exhibitions for this past year:
These were from Don's action figure series.


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