The open spaces in these paintings emphasize the psychological space of the characters without actually revealing anything about them. And they're kind of funny.
Sometimes a title can really propel a piece that one extra notch further into the realm of compelling; for example this first piece. The others have titles more appropriately descriptive, less telling, but that's okay too, because sometimes it's good to wonder.
"Returning to the Scene of the Crime" 16x12" 2007
"The Crossing Guard" 30x24" 2008
"The Sound Recordist" 30x24" 2008