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New Me, Website and Paintings

February 16, 2017 | By Olio | Blog | Tags: , , , ,

It's been a long time...2017 Whats going on? Apologies life has been inspiring and a new version of my website is hot off the presses being released this week. Lots of shows and opportunities to explore new communities and build new bridges. I am excited about life and painting and look forward to 2017 being one of my most creative and productive ...

The Art of Living Black Satellite Show at Warehouse 416

February 16, 2017 | By Olio | Blog, Events |

2nd Annual N/Visible Exhibition of Contemporary Art N/Visible Atelier is an African American Artists Salon created by myself and in collusion with the esteemed photographer Duane Conliffe in 2014. This is our 3rd year and our second annual showing at the Warehouse 416- venue in Oakland California. N/Visible Contemporary Exhibition Open Studios is ...

First Quarter News and Notes

May 8, 2016 | By Olio | Blog, News & Notes |

News and notes on the first quarter of the 2016  Solo Showing at the Great Hall of the Ronald M. George State Office Complex, San Francisco, CA. I had the great fortune to share my new series of abstract landscapes this past April at this venue. I will be updating my website to highlight those works soon. Thank you to all who were able to come ...

Thats #&$%^%!!!

November 9, 2015 | By Olio | Blog, News & Notes | Tags: , , ,

My mom is my biggest fan, supporter, patron and saint. Well outside of my wife of course. then there is my family in general and my newish Father in law. He owes me three bowls of Kentucky fried chicken red beans by the way...just sayin. That said the October 1 through November 1 has been epic: Berkeley High School Mens water polo team, we took ...

September 2015 and on

September 2, 2015 | By Olio | Blog, Events, News & Notes, Red Umbrellas |

News and Notes September 2, 2015 Raymond L. Haywood It’s September already? Wow the summer went fast, but I was blessed with traveling with Monica Haywood in Europe. Here is an updated list of activities and showings I am currently engaged. Specifically a great event to support the Coalition on homelessness / San Francisco. They are having a ...

Red Umbrellas in August / 8th at the Marina Green, SF

July 29, 2015 | By Olio | Red Umbrellas, Uncategorized |

San Francisco California's Marina Green is a destination in itself. The Red Umbrellas Art group shows regularly at this amazing and well trafficked area of the city. Come join us in enjoying fine art and perhaps a pic nic on the grass at the Marina Green, Saturday August 8th, 2015 Make sure you bring some clothes in case the wind comes up ...

Paris – London – New York – San Francisco

July 20, 2015 | By Olio | Blog |

I am back in the bay area thankful for my travel and reflective on my return, work never ebbs for an artist, we see, feel, hear and experience things in various ways that always leave marks. My rubbings in France were very grounding and aided in my internalizing my experiences there. I look forward to sharing the works that come out of that ...

Travel in the summer

June 25, 2015 | By Olio | Blog, News & Notes | Tags: ,

San Francisco CA New York, NY Paris, France London, United Kingdom   Monica and I Are traveling to explore and celebrate our first year of marriage. I have only traveled a little so the anxiety is a bit high as we prepare to leave. But I am excited to see the sights, explore venues and engage the people of each ...