When I go out to shoot, I don’t have a plan. I just wander around capturing interesting and unique things. I have a bunch of downtown pics from back when I used to work there, so it’s interesting capturing the changes between 10 years ago and today. There has been a surprising amount in just the last 3 to 4 years.
The Saturdays that I’ve been going out over the last year have allowed me to move from taking random shots to, and I say this loosely…to attempting to document specific ideas, places or feelings.
This last Saturday I left with the goal of trying to capture 2 of the same thing but in different ways. It could be 2 pics of the same object or the same object in 2 different places:
Today’s Special – Acrylic and Oil on Canvas
John Rust/ Patty Rust 2015
I recently collaborated with my mom, Patty Rust on a painting for entry into a show at the Hal Marcus Gallery. We were accepted, so you will be able to see our painting at the opening of “All You Can Eat” on March 26 through May 22:
I picked up the mailer cards for an upcoming show that I and Artist Maritza Jauregui-Neely will be part of at the airport’s Art Windows of El Paso. Our paintings will be on display from April 29th through July 26th. If you are flying in and out of El Paso during this time be sure to check them out!
There will be an opening Tuesday, May 7th at 2:00 PM, so if you have some time feel free to stop by.