patriotism

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Libertarian themes abound in The Winter Soldier

I finally made it out to the theater over the Easter weekend to see Captain America: The Winter Soldier. I was suitably surprised and impressed by it’s predecessor, and the related Avengers films, to make an exception to my general distaste for viewing most things Hollywood. Add to that, my general enthusiasm for all things […]

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Americana and Patriotica

The Liberty Tree #1 Sold at Folk to Fine Art 2014 Liberty Bell #1(Photo of work in progress) Primitives and Lawn Art This page is dedicated to a new series of paintings, primitives and lawn art on patriotic themes. Please check in regularly for new pieces. New brick and mortar location to be announced soon!

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The 3rd Annual Folk to Fine Arts Festival and Expo

I am currently in the process of producing small works for the upcoming Folk to Fine Arts Festival in Commerce, Georgia March 7-9. Please check back with this post periodically to see new work that will be for sale at my booth. For now, here is a collection of paintings and merchandise I plan to […]

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Conservatives Can’t be Creative

In the words of my friend and partner at Liberatchik, Christopher Cook, “Human liberty and natural rights are an unstoppable force: as long as there are humans, we will yearn for liberty. A movement [to express this yearning] is building now, and art will be a part of it. The statists can delay it, but they cannot stop it. Their time is coming to an end.” I am looking forward to being a voice for this movement and I hope you are as well….

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How Conservative Artists Can Use New Media, Work Around Liberal Critics

…I still get confused looks and criticism for labeling myself as a conservative political artist a decade after making the decision to combine my passion for politics with my art….

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Dinner with Band of Mothers Founder Bev Perlson

One of the great honors I had at CPAC this year was to have dinner with Bev and some of our Wounded Warriors in DC. Below is the article she wrote about the evening:

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The Conservative Artist’s Handbook

This handbook was originally written during the development of Liberatchik. I am posting it here as part of a series of articles leading up to CPAC 2013. (Co-Author Christopher Cook)

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New Liberty Designs

This year, I am hoping to start promoting Liberatchik and our Liberty based art movement through posters, merchandise and materials that can be printed and distributed by our members. Here are some of the designs I have been working on. Please share and keep an eye out for links to new items and ways you […]

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Off the Hook with Frances Byrd

by BigDawg Music Radio in Culture Fri, January 11, 2013 09:00 pm Call in to speak with the host (347) 838-8898 DEBUT of our brand new show, “Off the Hook” with Spotlight on the very talented Liberty Artist Ms. Frances Byrd in our first hour followed by our LIVE listener request show, “Afterburner”. Frances Byrd (a.k.a. […]

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What is Liberatchik?

This article was written for Big Dawg Music Mafia as prep for my radio interview on Friday, January 11 at 9:30pm EST. After realizing that it’s nearly impossible to show conservative political art in galleries, I set about to market myself independently. It would be unfair to say no one has been willing to show […]