War Paint series by Paul Richmond
Blue Surrender by Paul Richmond
from the War Paint series
Stop, Shop, and Drop, Starring Dale Levitski, by Paul Richmond
Top Chef alum Dale Levitski loves going to the grocery store, so he thought his day was off to a great start as he perused the aisles for his favorite produce. As he approached the bus stop daydreaming about a new recipe, things took an unexpected turn. Suddenly, the reality tv start got a little more exposure than he bargained for as his pants plummeted to the ground. Now he must find a way to rectify the situation without losing hold on his grocery bags of goodies — or this could turn into a recipe for disaster!
Fresh Coat by Paul Richmond
Fresh Coat is the newest piece in my War Paint series, exploring ideas of masculinity, strength, and courage. I’m really enjoying loosening up and being more expressive with these paintings.
I’m also excited to announce that the War Paint series will be featured in a two-person exhibition this summer at the Lyman-Eyer Gallery in Provincetown along with works by one of my favorite watercolorists, Kevin Peterson. The exhibit coincides with P-Town’s Carnival, and the opening reception will be Friday, August 22.
closeup section of Orest Kiprensky’s “Young Gardener”, 1817
What a beautiful story and cause! Love, love, love this!!!
Limited-edition print by Paul Richmond
"Noah’s Gay Wedding Cruise" is an original oil painting that represents my optimism about the marriage equality movement. I chose to symbolize our inevitable victory with my own version of the Noah’s Ark story, complete with happy gay and lesbian animal couples and a few human guests too (like Ellen Degeneres / Portia de Rossi, and Elton John / David Furnish). There are even some drowning sinners (such as Ann Coulter, Larry Craig, Ken Starr, and Fred Phelps)!
This special edition also includes a portrait of Joshua and Steve Snyder-Hill, the two founders of MarriageEvolved. Steve is the soldier who was booed during the Republican primaries last year after asking a question about Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. Together, he and Joshua have championed the cause of marriage equality, even fighting DOMA on the national level to establish equality for LGBT military spouses.
In June, my partner and I are participating in a special initiative by MarriageEvolved called the C-Bus of Love. Along with 24 other LGBT couples (who also can’t get married in their home states), we will be traveling by bus to Washington D.C. this June to get married on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court.
100% of the profits from the sale of “Noah’s Gay Wedding Cruise: MarriageEvolved Edition” will be donated to MarriageEvolved to help pay for the C-Bus of Love trip and future advocacy work of the organization.
Order prints HERE.