Monthly Archives: June 2011

Day Three MSFA Ocean City

The exhibit is back in its crates now and won’t come out again until Baltimore. We will upgrade the lighting and fine tune a couple other things between now and then, and I have four paintings to touch up.  I … Continue reading

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Day Two: Maryland State Firemen’s Assn

This day began with three people in a row who each came to see the painting of Mychael Judge, the chaplain who was the first confirmed death on 9/11.  Over the course of the day a half dozen more came … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes

On Saturday, June 18th, the paintings were finally together hung for the first time. The pictures below show first the bare wall ready for the painting panels. Then two retired firefighters, Mike and Luke helped hang the seven painting panels. Paul … Continue reading

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First Audience

Better Angels was installed yesterday on it’s 27′ wall for the very first time. Everything fit together. Yeah!  (Whew!) Tomorrow is the first day with an audience. I promise pictures soon.

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We just attached the last of the 343 to the panels.  Now we attach the panels to the wall…

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Heading South

The paintings are packed in the car.  Heading south to Maryland in the morning.  On Wednesday we will begin attaching the paintings one by one to the wall.  Be still my heart.  Thanks to all for your support.  Please keep … Continue reading

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Final Countdown

It’s a little hard to begin a countdown on a project more than six years in the making, but I am finally less than two weeks away from seeing Better Angels for the first time. This is the case because … Continue reading

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