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2 of a Kind

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:

Do Not Enter

Free Parking


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Todays Special

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:

March 26 - May 22
Hal Marcus Gallery March 26 – May 22

2013 Arts International Exhibit

I’m honored to have three of my paintings selected for the El Paso Arts International 2013  Exhibit. You can read more about it below:


The opening will be Saturday, October 5th, 6:00pm to 9:00pm at the Crossland Gallery located at 500 West Paisano.  The show will run through November 2nd, if you want to check it out.

The 3 pieces selected are:

You can't bulldoze your way to the Highlife, oil on canvas, 48" X 36", 2010
You can’t bulldoze your way to the Highlife, oil on canvas, 48″ X 36″, 2010
Three Chicken Buick - 24" X 24", oil on Canvas, 2013
Three Chicken Buick – 24″ X 24″, oil on Canvas, 2013
Overland & Paisano - 16" X 22", oil on canvas, 2013
Overland & Paisano – 16″ X 22″, oil on canvas, 2013