In his review of the Abstract 8 Exhibition in the Santa Barbara News Press by its well- known art critic Josef Woodward describes my work “A Long Day at the Office” as “the post-Jackson Pollock drip, sponge and splatter approach to image-making”, and that by “riffing off of the teasing wink of the title, the painting teeters at a juncture between orderliness and both freedom and brewing existential crisis.” The painting is “the abstractionist life, in the “office” of one’s own studio and painter brain.