A Few Words on Words

I have noticed that this section of the site gets very little traffic. I don’t write about my work for traffic, but at this stage I am going to take a break from writing about my art unless a specific need arises. My latest artists’ book The Day Man Lost contains the most text of […]


A selection of movies I currently own DVD All the Colors of the Dark Blade Runner – Ultimate Edition Box Set Destricted The Devils (BFI version) Footprints (grey market DVD-R) The Giallo Collection (Who Saw Her Die? / Short Night of the Glass Dolls / The Bloodstained Shadow / The Case of the Bloody Iris) […]

Pyramid World

By Scott Candey Based on a story and drawings by Jonathan Canady (click here to view images larger) 2049 – Insulated from the repercussions of it’s unique hunger. Humanity isolates in towering pyramids scattered across the world. Two workers, in the art vault sector of pyramid Zed-43, talk. Ensconced in the obsolete sterile suits issued […]

Quaranzine / Public Collectors

In June of last year I contributed to my friend Marc Fischer’s Quaranzine series. In October the entire series was exhibited at The Innovative Media Research and Commercialization (IMRC) Center in Maine. A complete set of Quaranzine is part of several library collections, including those of The Museum of Modern Art (NY), The Met, and […]


My digital music release Present Shock (listen / purchase here on bandcamp) was made with the idea of simply capturing a random moment in time. The two tracks were recorded, edited, and released on October 2nd, 2020. The concept was the important thing, not the day itself. My approach was to record the two tracks […]


Statement: 1 & 2) Male 1) US soldiers serving honorably in the military. 2) US war atrocities (click for image). 3 & 4) Abstraction (drawing from photo – click for image) 3) Art at it’s most pure. 4) Art at it’s most empty. 5 & 6) Female (collage from Hustler and Portland Monthly Magazines) 5) […]


The ideas behind my Abraxus series first began forming when I lived in Philadelphia. Around 2008, or so, I was on the train to work, and ran across a folded sheet of very strange writing. The page was completely filled with frantic text, and highlighted with various colors. I found it fascinating. A few years […]


Selections from my current tangible library linked to Goodreads. ART Vienna Actionism by Eva Badura-Triska (Editor), Kerstin Barnick-braun, Herbert Klocker (Editor) Installation Art by Claire Bishop Ralph Eugene Meatyard by Guy Davenport Bruce Nauman – Raw Materials by Emma Dexter Marcel Duchamp by Anne d’Harnoncourt (Editor) The Century of Artists’ Books by Johanna Drucker Alina […]

April, 2016 Performance Statement

4.16.16 Audio / performance collaboration with Peggy PfenningerHigh Water Mark, Portland, OR (click here for video clip) Statement text by Peggy Pfenninger Have we come a long way? Today women are still considered the inferior gender to many cultures around the globe. Women are more than vaginas, sex objects, breeders, housekeepers… Women are constantly judged […]