The Very Last Supper, 2011-2012
The Very Last Supper, 2011-2012

Acrylic, Silver Leaf, and Mica Pigment on Canvas on Hardboard

19”x 48”

Bound Ham (The Root of All Suffering is Desire), 2013
Bound Ham (The Root of All Suffering is Desire), 2013

Acrylic, Dry Mica Pigment, and Gold Leaf on Canvas

24”x 24”

Bound Ham (The Root of All Suffering is Desire)” explore a Buddhist value in its primal teachings, as suffering is derived from desire. The flesh and hint of dripping blood suggests human qualities and a subtext of sexual innuendos exists within the subject matter. 

Grand Narrative, 2018
Grand Narrative, 2018

Acrylic, Gold Leaf, and Mica Pigments on Clayboard, Pentaptych

10” x 50”

This five-panel piece illustrates camaraderie of cartoon gestures, emotions, and characters. It's a zany view of the world of narratives and familiar emotions. Color relationships are wild.

Wolf, Cat, and the Mouse, 2018
Wolf, Cat, and the Mouse, 2018

Acrylic and Mica Pigments on Canvas

60” x 60”

This piece is an explosion of cartoon characters, exaggerated emoticons, bold flat colors, and decorative arts applied. Cartoon characters are seemingly invincible and eternal, always existing in various fictional worlds serving fictional narratives. There’s irony in these cartoon characters that transcends what it means to be human.

Induction of Little Boy, 2011
Induction of Little Boy, 2011

Acrylic, Genuine Gold Leaf, and Spray Paint on Canvas

48”x 40”

Fruits of My Loins, 2013-2015
Fruits of My Loins, 2013-2015

Acrylic, Mica Pigments, and Gloss Varnish on Hardboard

18" x 24"

Alone at Sea, 2014
Alone at Sea, 2014

Acrylic Seriagraph Ink on Screen-Printing Paper

21.5” x 27” in frame

One lonely skull is depicted floating in the middle of the vast ocean. Despair seems to cloud the surreal figure.

Life As We Know It, 2013-2014
Life As We Know It, 2013-2014

Acrylic, Dry Mica Pigment, and Gold Leaf on Canvas
30” x 40”
“Life as We Know It” follows its portrayal of excess and the sweet things in life in the series of metal-leafed Japanophilistic paintings. The artist nods at the decorative power of Japanese motifs and artisanship while contradicting its sensibilities with bold colors, animated avatars, and diverse content.

John the Baptist (Seize the Day), 2011
John the Baptist (Seize the Day), 2011

Acrylic, Gold Leaf, and Glitter on Canvas Mounted on Hardboard

48”x 36”

The painting John the Baptist (Seize the Day) examines one of many popular religious themes explored in fine arts during the Middle Ages (particularly in Europe).

Color Study of Skull (Self-Portrait: CMYK), 2013
Color Study of Skull (Self-Portrait: CMYK), 2013

Acrylic, Gold Leaf and Dry Mica Pigment on Fabriano Paper

13" x 17.5"

Genuine gold leaf is used in the background to contrast with the cool colored bone structures as the warmer pink shaded flowers and yellow-green stems lightly rests on top.

In Threes, 2011
In Threes, 2011

Water-Soluble Oil on Canvas Board

8”x 10”

Advanced Painting course assignment. “In Threes”exhibits the vanities theme, which encompasses the passing of time, materialism, and death. It is a reflection of a myth that death comes in threes. 

Propaganda and Caution, 2015
Propaganda and Caution, 2015

Diptych Photogram on Photo Paper

18" x 18" in frame

This diptych of these photograms presents a tableau of cautionary tales. Objects often associated with danger and mortality reminds us that life has its many dangers.

LIT, 2015
LIT, 2015

Photogram on Photo Paper

16" x 12" in frame

Each exposure depicts imagery associated with the party scene. It’s a window into a darker tableau of nightlife.

To Be, Or Not To Be, 2015
To Be, Or Not To Be, 2015

Photogram on Photo Paper

16" x 12" in frame

This is an exposure of the artist’s hand holding a glass skull bottle, alluding to the infamous Shakespearian act of interacting with the self.

Peace, 2015
Peace, 2015

Photogram on Photo Paper

16" x 12"

Different exposures of the artist’s hand movements via dark room processes.

State of Ophelia #1, 2015
State of Ophelia #1, 2015

Archival Inkjet Print on Kodak Luster Paper

44.5" x 34.5" in frame

This is a portrait of the artist in the state of “Ophelia,” a Shakespearean idea of insanity and tragedy. An idea we can all share from time to time.

Ophelia1_State1_Tony_NEWESTWeb.jpg
The Very Last Supper, 2011-2012
Bound Ham (The Root of All Suffering is Desire), 2013
Grand Narrative, 2018
Wolf, Cat, and the Mouse, 2018
Induction of Little Boy, 2011
Fruits of My Loins, 2013-2015
Alone at Sea, 2014
Life As We Know It, 2013-2014
John the Baptist (Seize the Day), 2011
Color Study of Skull (Self-Portrait: CMYK), 2013
In Threes, 2011
Propaganda and Caution, 2015
LIT, 2015
To Be, Or Not To Be, 2015
Peace, 2015
State of Ophelia #1, 2015
Ophelia1_State1_Tony_NEWESTWeb.jpg
The Very Last Supper, 2011-2012

Acrylic, Silver Leaf, and Mica Pigment on Canvas on Hardboard

19”x 48”

Bound Ham (The Root of All Suffering is Desire), 2013

Acrylic, Dry Mica Pigment, and Gold Leaf on Canvas

24”x 24”

Bound Ham (The Root of All Suffering is Desire)” explore a Buddhist value in its primal teachings, as suffering is derived from desire. The flesh and hint of dripping blood suggests human qualities and a subtext of sexual innuendos exists within the subject matter. 

Grand Narrative, 2018

Acrylic, Gold Leaf, and Mica Pigments on Clayboard, Pentaptych

10” x 50”

This five-panel piece illustrates camaraderie of cartoon gestures, emotions, and characters. It's a zany view of the world of narratives and familiar emotions. Color relationships are wild.

Wolf, Cat, and the Mouse, 2018

Acrylic and Mica Pigments on Canvas

60” x 60”

This piece is an explosion of cartoon characters, exaggerated emoticons, bold flat colors, and decorative arts applied. Cartoon characters are seemingly invincible and eternal, always existing in various fictional worlds serving fictional narratives. There’s irony in these cartoon characters that transcends what it means to be human.

Induction of Little Boy, 2011

Acrylic, Genuine Gold Leaf, and Spray Paint on Canvas

48”x 40”

Fruits of My Loins, 2013-2015

Acrylic, Mica Pigments, and Gloss Varnish on Hardboard

18" x 24"

Alone at Sea, 2014

Acrylic Seriagraph Ink on Screen-Printing Paper

21.5” x 27” in frame

One lonely skull is depicted floating in the middle of the vast ocean. Despair seems to cloud the surreal figure.

Life As We Know It, 2013-2014

Acrylic, Dry Mica Pigment, and Gold Leaf on Canvas
30” x 40”
“Life as We Know It” follows its portrayal of excess and the sweet things in life in the series of metal-leafed Japanophilistic paintings. The artist nods at the decorative power of Japanese motifs and artisanship while contradicting its sensibilities with bold colors, animated avatars, and diverse content.

John the Baptist (Seize the Day), 2011

Acrylic, Gold Leaf, and Glitter on Canvas Mounted on Hardboard

48”x 36”

The painting John the Baptist (Seize the Day) examines one of many popular religious themes explored in fine arts during the Middle Ages (particularly in Europe).

Color Study of Skull (Self-Portrait: CMYK), 2013

Acrylic, Gold Leaf and Dry Mica Pigment on Fabriano Paper

13" x 17.5"

Genuine gold leaf is used in the background to contrast with the cool colored bone structures as the warmer pink shaded flowers and yellow-green stems lightly rests on top.

In Threes, 2011

Water-Soluble Oil on Canvas Board

8”x 10”

Advanced Painting course assignment. “In Threes”exhibits the vanities theme, which encompasses the passing of time, materialism, and death. It is a reflection of a myth that death comes in threes. 

Propaganda and Caution, 2015

Diptych Photogram on Photo Paper

18" x 18" in frame

This diptych of these photograms presents a tableau of cautionary tales. Objects often associated with danger and mortality reminds us that life has its many dangers.

LIT, 2015

Photogram on Photo Paper

16" x 12" in frame

Each exposure depicts imagery associated with the party scene. It’s a window into a darker tableau of nightlife.

To Be, Or Not To Be, 2015

Photogram on Photo Paper

16" x 12" in frame

This is an exposure of the artist’s hand holding a glass skull bottle, alluding to the infamous Shakespearian act of interacting with the self.

Peace, 2015

Photogram on Photo Paper

16" x 12"

Different exposures of the artist’s hand movements via dark room processes.

State of Ophelia #1, 2015

Archival Inkjet Print on Kodak Luster Paper

44.5" x 34.5" in frame

This is a portrait of the artist in the state of “Ophelia,” a Shakespearean idea of insanity and tragedy. An idea we can all share from time to time.

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