Commission a Painting

Commissioning a painting is a great way to acquire artwork for your specific needs. I have worked with patrons throughout the country to provide original oil paintings that suit their budgets and size requirements. Recent Commission of “Madison Square Park” for offices above Carnegie Hall So, how does this process work?

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

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

Rare Gouache Painting Available

This is a new gouache and pencil on cardboard I did during a week of studying the artist Toulouse Lautrec. Most artists know of his work. I am surprised how many non-artist are not familiar with him. He was portrayed by John Leguizamo in the movie Moulin Rouge. Unfortunately, Lautrec

New Painting At National Arts Club Show

I will be showing a new painting, How to Tell Your Son It’s Time to Go at The National Arts Club, Roundtable show. The show runs from Monday April 6th through Friday April 17th. If you have questions about the galleries hours, call 212-475-3424.

Stunning Show at Metropolitan Museum

Stunning Drawing Show at The Metropolitan Museum of Art There are many reasons I feel blessed to be a New Yorker. The current drawing show at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Raphael to Renoir: Drawings from the Collection of Jean Bonna January 21, 2009–April 26, 2009, is one of those