Garden Party Gone Wrong by Steve Negron

And Now, Through with Paris, He Set Sail for Rome by Steve Negron

And Now, Through with Paris, He Set Sail for Rome by Steve Negron

Steve Negron is a friend and former colleague from my Boston days. Back then, I remember him painting charming scenes that featured his dog, Gus. And now? His work is acquiring more of a darkly humorous edge, as is evident in his series entitled Garden Party Gone Wrong.

This Never Would Have Happened Had They Earlier Switched to Tea by Steve Negron

This Never Would Have Happened Had They Earlier Switched to Tea by Steve Negron

Paloma Never Understood Why the Boys Wanted to Be Alone by Steve Negron

Paloma Never Understood Why the Boys Wanted to Be Alone by Steve Negron

In a Previous Life They Had Been Great Friends by Steve Negron

In a Previous Life They Had Been Great Friends by Steve Negron

Hector Was Always More Interested in What the Girls Were Doing by Steve Negron

Hector Was Always More Interested in What the Girls Were Doing by Steve Negron

These remind you a bit of Edward Gorey, no? Each of these paintings is 9×9 or 8×10, acrylic on paper or panel. See more work, including Steve’s Gus paintings, on his site.

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3 thoughts on “Garden Party Gone Wrong by Steve Negron

  1. The style reminds me of Seurrat (though I know this isn’t pointilist) and the spirit reminds me of illustrator Edward Gorey. An all-around win.

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