Ground Zero

If I know how to paint, this is where I learned it. It was on this very spot when I was in the ninth grade, that I learned how to paint. At least I saw how to paint and I have spent the last many years learning it. I am

Aviva Stone – Series Available

A series of 9 – 8″x8″ charcoal drawings of the locally famous figure model Aviva Stone. This series is available as a single piece. Each image is matted, framed and signed. If you have any questions or would like to inguire about the price, please fill out the form below. Thank you.



City Journal Cover

On the cover: Simon Levenson’s Sunset(2009), one of a triptych of oil paintings of the Flatiron Building in New York City. For more information about Levenson’s work, consult www.simonlevenson.com or call Bottoms Fine Art at (805) 695-0888. Courtesy of the artist.




Greeting Cards Now Available at The Strand Bookstore

I am very happy that starting on April 27th 2010 my hand-signed greeting cards will be available at The Strand Bookstore located at 828 Broadway at 12th Street. And are also available at Barnes and Noble Union Square, New York City at 17th Street

Arts For Transit Commission – Sample

This is a sample block, shot on an angle, of the artwork I am creating for the Beach 60th Street Station for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The artwork will be permenantly installed in July, 2010. This is one of 400 glass blocks with my artwork painted on it.

New Gouache Section

I have been working with the medium of Gouache recently and I have to say I have been having a blast with it. I have been adding oil pastel, charchoal, pencil and ink. This is the most recent endeavor as I plan for a show in September at Bottoms Fine

Pen and Parchment: Drawing in the Middle Ages

The Metropolitan Museum has put on another amazing drawing show. This one is called; Pen and Parchment: Drawing in the Middle Ages. So many things about this show had a great influence on me but I will try to name just a few. The first is the intimacy of the

Flatiron Triptych

Three oil paintings of the Flatiron Building in New York City. From left to right, “Morning”, “Rain at Noon”, “Sunset”. Each painting is 5″x7″. To purchase a print of this series click here. Please fill in the form below for price inquiry of the original paintings.

Art Students League