Matt Sesow in Australia – 19 Karen

matt sesow on gold coast

I’m just going to pretend that I haven’t stopped posting for a couple of months and continue on like all is normal. Actually it probably is normal for me to disappear for a couple of months ;-) Anyway, I was recently on holidays for a week on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia and saw the DC artist Matt Sesow showing at the 19 Karen gallery at Mermaid Beach! His wife Dana Ellyn and the Italian artist Agostino Iacurci were also showing work.Continue Reading

Matt Sesow’s 31 Days in July

mat sesow 31 days in july

Washington, DC artist Matt Sesow is about to finish up his 31 Days in July project for 2013. Sesow and his painter wife Dana Ellyn began the 31 days project way back in 2003. They each create a painting a day inspired by the news of that day.Continue Reading

A Guide to North American Birds by Matt Sesow

Before I went on my recent road trip I received a painting by Washington, DC. artist Matt Sesow called “A Guide to North American Birds.” I have a thing for birds and a thing for quirkiness so I really like the painting. I also buy art that I couldn’t or wouldn’t paint myself, so I end up buying bright, bold and colorful paintings which are in contrast to my own paintings that are almost colorless.Continue Reading

Expressionist Matt Sesow

Here’s an interesting interview with a working artist, meaning an artist that makes a living from painting. He’s humble about his work and he hasn’t been tempted to add too many zeros to the price of his paintings. Most works can bought from his website for a few hundred dollars which means almost anyone can afford to buy a painting. He seems to be a prolific painting machine with tens of paintings added to his site each month, so there’s always something new to look at.Continue Reading