Riverside Magazine – October / November 2014: His art is explosive. The paintings expand across large canvases in the space of minutes, and people are willing to pay thousands of dollars to own one.
Meet Gregory Adamson, a performance artist who helps charities raise much-needed funds by allowing them to auction his paintings following live performances. Oh, and the portraits he does are upside-down on the canvas until he’s nearly finished. Then he rotates the canvas, turning the image right-side up, to complete his work.
Using brushes and sometimes smearing and smudging the paint with his hands, Adamson amazes audiences as he creates colorful, large-scale portraits of music icons, sports legends, political leaders and other pop-culture celebrities as popular tunes are playing during a jaw-dropping, fast-paced performance he calls “Facing the Music”…READ MORE