Studio Arts Fest in Irvine

The Studio Arts Fest event is a one-day outdoor art show, coming on Saturday, June 4, 2022, 9am to 5 pm. It is hosted by the Irvine Fine Arts Center and is located at the Irvine Community Park next to the center. I will be showing my art there in Booth #38, which is justContinue reading “Studio Arts Fest in Irvine”

On Abstract Painting with Moon Maps

By Thom Wright  Mar 2022 In February I began a new series of small, abstract paintings that begin with a black and white image of a section of one of the moons of our solar system. These photos were taken by NASA in the 1990s when they began explorations of the outer planets of ourContinue reading “On Abstract Painting with Moon Maps”

On Mixed Media Collage Painting

By Thom Wright  2020 One of the many paths towards abstract painting begins with watercolor and paper collage.  In my first twenty years as a landscape watercolor painter, I had read about many other painters working this way, and I experimented with it as well.  The salient requirement here is to make the added piecesContinue reading “On Mixed Media Collage Painting”

Analysis of Making a Painting

To introduce myself to viewers as an “abstract expressionist” painter, the goal of this post is to walk through a number of stages of development of a selected painting in order to present my painting process and some of my thinking and decision making at each stage. This series consists of acrylic and ink onContinue reading “Analysis of Making a Painting”

Welcome to my Art Website

Three years after I lost my art website to a hacking problem, I have now rebuilt it using the latest WordPress software. There is a Blog page now too, and I have upgraded the site to an e-commerce capability that offers my art work posted for sale. This Blog also serves as a forum forContinue reading “Welcome to my Art Website”