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Dogs R Us

Dogs R Us

Purchase Painting There’s an interesting – March 26/09 – article on the Discovery Channel’s website  that’s about how dogs have been domesticated and have lived with us for so long that they are now beginning to replace chimpanzees in scientific studies aimed at trying to understand human behavior: http://dsc.discovery.com/news/2009/03/26/dog-human-behavior.html To pet owners, this will not be a big surprise.  We’re [...]

Bad Dog

Bad Dog

Buy small print It never ceases to astonish me how mad I can get at Pepper – who I’m crazy about and love very much.  Well, I guess it’s just like how we feel sometimes about people we love.  RRRRR.  I’ve written in these posts before about how ever since she was a pup Pepper does not like [...]

Takin’ care of Business

Takin’ care of Business

Purchase original oil painting Bizness Dog.  That’s me lately.  I’ve been driving around  selling my cards, bags, caps and shirts.  Boston Gift Show last week, Burlington VT this week.  An artist has to wear many hats.  Kind of like Guy Noir Private Eye types who don disguises.  The pay-off for me, besides the sales, is the [...]

Boston Globe article

Boston Globe article

In yesterday’s Boston Globe there was a good article about the ‘humanization’ of dogs: Go to: http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/ideas/articles/2009/03/29/the_family_dog Mentioned in the article is a study in the Journal of Business Research last year that followed the changes in depictions of animals in magazine ads: In the 1920s fashionable women strolled outdoors with their dogs, by midcentury dogs [...]

Spring Dog

Spring Dog

Buy small print Click on image to see larger version Spring comes late up here in the north country, but today it’s over 50 degrees outside in the sun and the warmth gives us hope.  The dogs have been out in the back yard most of the day.  Sometimes they just sit in the snow for an [...]

Buy 8 x 11 poster print This cartoon does not have to be explained to most dog owners.  Unless you live in an extremely remote place your dog probably barks, and neighboring dogs probably bark back.  Extend that thought to a chain reaction and you get ‘The World Wide Woof’. Our two dogs, Pepper and Radar,  run [...]

Scanner Collages

Scanner Collages

In the Casbah Limited Edition Print ‘In the Casbah’ (click on it to see a larger version)  is a Scanner Collage – a term I came up with to describe the process I use to make these prints. I make a very rough looking small collage with cutout photographs, glue, foam core, and other materials. I lay it [...]

Springer Spaniel

Springer Spaniel

Purchase Original Painting Although the first dog in my life was a medium sized terrier mutt named Ralph, I grew up with Labrador Retrievers. Every fall my father hunted ducks, grouse and woodcock, and he expertly trained our dogs not only to fetch dead birds, but to sit, stay, heel, come, and follow various other commands. [...]

My Dog Tulip

My Dog Tulip

BUY A POSTER PRINT Just finished reading ‘My Dog Tulip’ ,written mid 20th century by J.R. Ackerley. The version I have has an intro by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas who wrote ‘The Hidden Life of Dogs’. One comment she makes: “Any antisocial tendencies that Ackerley may display in these pages are the result of him being pro-dog….Some, [...]

Ordinary Dogs

Ordinary Dogs

Buy Canvas Bag Buy by Phone or Email Ordinary dogs…. 8 A.M. this morning Pep and Radar and I were moving on down the road on the Flats. Our town’s tiny center is by the west branch of the West River, where there used to be a couple of dams and mills. Large fields spread out from [...]

A Studio Interview


In Anna Dibble's studio: Kimberly Wang of Eardog Productions
Studio shots, & Pepper, Radar and Theo

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Dogs, cats, and other animals as metaphors for our nonsensical human condition.
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