Earl Staley

"Tribal 8" Red, Pink, Purple, Green and Blue Geometric Abstract Painting 2022



Acrylic on canvas


Red, blue, purple, pink, and green geometric abstract painting by Houston, TX artist Early Staley. The painting features high-contrast, abstracted shapes in various vibrant colors. It features shapes resembling eyes and patterns such as dots and stripes. Signed, titled, and dated by the artist at the back of the painting. 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 40 in x W: 30 in x D 1 in