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  • “Artist Wishes He Had Time for Art!” by Richard F. Yates

    January 19, 2020 by

    I’m an artist and a writer—but lately, between renovating my new art room, trying to get ready for next weekend’s Unpublished Writers’ Conference, working on my online presence, and all of the other LIFE stuff out there… I really haven’t done very much writing or drawing or painting lately. [Sad face…boo hoo hooo… HA! Not really.… Read more

  • "Rene Margarita" by Richard F. Yates

    January 12, 2020 by

    [“Rene Margarita.” Digital drawing over photograph in situ from today’s holiday gathering. 2020.] Today, my family and I FINALLY got together with the Joneses (family friends for decades) for our holiday gift exchange. We met at a Mexican restaurant called Guadalajara, which is a frequent gathering spot for our two groups. Naturally, I get a… Read more

  • “Artist’s Statement – January 2020” by Richard F. Yates

    January 12, 2020 by

    As my efforts to GO PRO continue to gain steam (and “STEEM” as well), the time has come for a new ARTIST’S STATEMENT. By drawing up and organizing these concepts, I’m not only clarifying them and sharing my intentions with YOU FOLKS out there in the world(s), but I’m also winding myself up—in Alan Moore’s terms, I’m spelling… Read more

  • “Danger! Poetry!” by Richard F. Yates

    December 21, 2019 by

    Today—illness is upon me, which naturally made me think of POETRY! I am an admirer of the bardic arts, but I have a special place in my black-hole of a heart for the Dadaists—serial abusers of sound and meaning, whose experiments always amuse me. To help combat my sublime discomfort (head swirling gunkiness and all)… Read more

  • “FINALLY Finished My Novella!!!” by Richard F. Yates

    December 13, 2019 by

    Holy SMURF! After WAAAAAY too much time spent procrastinating, I finally contacted an artist friend of mine, who agreed to draw me a cover for my book, and he very quickly produced a brilliant, creepy image for me…like in just a couple of days!!! Unfortunately, I had to soil his image by putting some words… Read more

  • “MUSEUM OF ABSURDITY AND TOO MUCH SUGAR 03”

    November 19, 2019 by

    And here, my dear reader, is my third “Exhibition” of artwork and weirdness, which I’m calling the MUSEUM OF ABSURDITY AND TOO MUCH SUGAR! Should you be curious about why I’m doing this or what it all means, you can check out a post I created for my Steemit blog where I give a B.S.… Read more

  • “MUSEUM OF ABSURDITY AND TOO MUCH SUGAR 02”

    November 18, 2019 by

    Oh! So you came back, did ya??? Come to take another gander at the FREAKS!!! Well….I don’t blame ya! I love weird stuff, too! And thus, below, for your amusement, we have the NEXT exhibition of weirdo, punky, D.I.Y., unschooled, having-a-great-time, amateur art!!! [For more info on this entire project, check out the post on… Read more

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