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Angel Study 1

Daily Drawing 2.10.2016: Angel Study

This drawing was the initial study for a large scale angel painting that I created to help raise money to fight human trafficking. My friend Katie was gracious enough to pose for the reference photos for this project. The painting was purchased by a good friend, and consequently, has become one of my few donated paintings […]

LoFree 2016

New Liberty Paintings

Mixed Media pieces created for the 2016 Gala at the Quinlan Center        

Vision 2030 Mural

MachinePolitick is Going Public!

I am proud to announce that I will be part of an upcoming public art project in downtown Gainesville, Georgia. My painting, The Revolutionary Halo of (Social) Justice was chosen from submissions by local artists. I will make further announcements once a location is chosen and the unveiling date is set.  Free Range Art Project […]

Booth Display

Handcrafted for the Holidays

Please join me this weekend for the annual Christmas Market at the Quinlan Visual Arts Center in Gainesville. I will be one of the art vendors with small patriotic art, primitives and folk pieces, hand-made Christmas cards and ornaments, and painted boxes and trunks. 

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I Hold On

**SOLD** This small painting is the first in a series designed to illustrate and iconify the Liberty Bell. I am currently developing a group of non-political work to promote patriotism and American pride. This painting incorporates lyrics from the Dierks Bentley song, I Hold On. View more of my patriotic art on my Libertas Americana page. […]

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Federal Eagle

This primitive piece was created on salvaged pallet wood. The style is very minimal, in order to allow the texture of the wood to show through the painting. TheFederal Eagle is an icon I am developing as part of my work at Libertas Americana, designed to illustrate patriotism and American pride. Frances Byrd is the National […]

AmericanaEagle

Americana Eagle

This americana painting was created on salvaged wood. The style is very simple, in order to illustrate patriotism and American pride.  Frances Byrd is the National Director of Liberatchik.com, and a contributing writer at Western Free Press and FreedomWorks. Her articles and interviews have been published at Blog Bytes , Big Hollywood, and WND . Mrs. […]

Tavern Bell

Liberty Bell Tavern Sign

This primitive piece was created on salvaged wood. The style is very minimal, in order to allow the interesting patina of the wood to show through the painting. The Liberty Bell is an icon I am developing as part of my work at Libertas Americana, designed to illustrate patriotism and American pride. Frances Byrd is […]

The Hold-Up Artist

The Hold-Up Artist

Working Title: Give Me your Money, ‘cause I can’t sell my work otherwise This painting was inspired by a conversation I had with a performance artist one day. The general idea was that we, as artists, have a right to ‘expose’ people to our art who would not seek it out themselves. Of course, that comes […]

Exorcising Conservative Thought

How to Exorcise Conservative Thought in an Artist

This painting was inspired by several conversations I have had with other artists. The first reaction I face when describing my work and point of view is shock. Disdain or anger quickly follow. My impression is that I have no right to be conservative and that I am breaking some unspoken law by creating political […]