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Tattered Series: Fine Art Medium: Canvas, mixed media, hand-forged barbed wire Dimensions: 12" x 16" x 3" Date: 2020 Exhibit: "Insight-2020", Ojai Valley Museum, Ojai, CA The United States' political and social structure is in tatters due to racial inequality, political upheaval, greed, ego and corruption. Families ripped apart, children in cages, communities in crisis and a stymied and ineffective government, all against the background of a world-wide pandemic and a planet on the verge of a climate catastrophe. Instead of working together to solve these problems, the level of discourse is toxic, understanding and compromise have been

By |January 13th, 2021|Comments Off on Tattered

Iron Will

Iron Will Series: Fine Art Medium: Hard forged steel, bound volumes, wood and paper Dimensions: 2' x 3' Date: 2020 Exhibit: "Mending the Divide", Ventura County Museum, Ventura, CA This sculpture, for the "Mending the Divide" exhibit, is a reminder that the freedoms we enjoy every day are the results of the mending together of ideals and action. Ideas alone will not set us free and action alone, without ideals, leads to inequality. Real progress requires an understanding of what has gone before, coupled with vision, creativity and hard work. In today's toxic political culture, it is even

By |February 29th, 2020|Comments Off on Iron Will

Egg Ethos

Egg Ethos Series: Fine art Medium: Composite board, LED lighting Dimensions: 48" x 32" x 32" Date: 2019 Commission: Available Location: Ojai Valley Inn, Ojai, CA Egg sculpture with kinetic (color changing) LED lighting. This sculpture was created for the 2019 Easter Egg sculpture Exhibit at the Ojai Valley Inn and has been purchased by a private collector. Studio Photos by: Christopher Zsarnay / Z Studios

By |April 13th, 2019|Comments Off on Egg Ethos

digital paintings

playing with gravity Series: Fine art Medium: digital imaging Dimensions: unlimited Date: 2017 Commission: Available Location: Ojai, CA This is a sampling of a few images from a new series I am developing by writing computer code to render particles influenced by gravity. Each image shows the affect of the gravity of various numbers of objects on 100,000 particles flying through a 3-dimensional space. The code calculates a variety of factors to determine the orbits of each particle, including its mass, speed, direction and distance from other particles and objects, taking into account their mass, speed and

By |September 14th, 2017|Comments Off on digital paintings

i am

i am Series: Fine art Medium: Foil on canvas Dimensions: 18" x 18" x 1" Date: 2017 Commission: Available Location: Ojai, CA The first in a series of new works exploring ego and identify in the postmodern world. This sculpture was first shown in a group show at the Beatrice Woods Center for the Arts Studio Photos by: Christopher Zsarnay / Z Studios

By |September 11th, 2017|Comments Off on i am