Earl Staley

"The Seasons" Warm-Toned Geometric Abstract Painting with Stitched Canvases 2013



Acrylic, thread, and canvas


Red, orange, pink, green, yellow, and purple geometric abstract painting by Houston, TX artist Early Staley. This quilt-like geometric painting features a series of small canvases painted with different vibrant colors and patterns stitched together and attached to another base canvas. The painting is very durable and is aunique Earl Staley piece. Edges of the painting are painted in a vibrant pink-red, adding dimension and character to the overall impact of the piece. Signed, titled, and dated by the artist at the back. Unframed but framing options are available.

Artist Biography

Earl Staley grew up in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois and resides in Houston, Texas. He is an artist and teacher with more than 50 years of experience. Mr. Staley holds Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees. He taught at Washington University, St. Louis; Rice University, Houston; and the University of St. Thomas, Houston, where he was chairperson of the Art Department. Today he teaches in the Fine Art program at Lonestar College-Tomball, TX. Mr. Staley is the recipient of three grants from the National Endowment for the Arts. In 1981 he received the Rome Prize in Painting from the American Academy in Rome, Italy: he studied in Rome for 4 years. Mr. Staley's paintings look back to his artistic roots and forward to new interpretations of the myths and symbols embedded in his life.


H 30 in x W 48 in x D 1 in