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Welcome to the new home for Frank Gaard's online gallery and blog.

Blogs

01/14/22

Usually don’t show work in progress but this portrait of my friend Deven Golden has been at the center of my practice since last fall when he sat for Pamela and I in our garage studio. It was our first double portrait sitting since before my fall in 2018. I was still very much using support to… Read More

12/18/21

My misgivings about keeping a blog are numerous, actually the main thing is the idea of it being like writing to myself alone without an audience in mind sort of throwing my thoughts out with no one but myself listening. Because after all the anonymity is really not the case it’s more like the… Read More

07/30/21

I have not been blogging , I have been writing more directly on social platforms and posting pics photos and art work. 
I will try to restart my log my long dreary complaint , my kvetch how painting, arting and criticism are a dangerous mixture. 
This maybe stopping and starting.  … Read More

03/29/21

Hello - Have not been blogging much the futility of it seems vivid these days people don’t read blogs they hardly read at all sadly.

Of course that never stopped me before but lately life has been exhausting the coming of Spring always fitful in Minnesota more 

so this season… Read More

01/11/21

I thought I might have something worth saying tonight but I really don’t . Still struggling with the aftermath of my fall down the stairs to the basement,I broke my neck and both wrists. I was in the hospital then another hospital then rehab. Along the way they discovered I had kidney cancer… Read More