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Salt Lake City

Great times and great people. Water Week in Salt Lake City was extraordinary. I was honored to have a photo from the Mississippi River Swim Project chosen as the central image on all their posters, programs and even the city…

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Honorable Mention

"Portrait of the artist as Someone Else" received an honorable mention in the 50th Midwestern Invitational at the Rourke Museum, Moorhead, MN It will be on display there from June 18th throughout the summer. I don't remember what I was…

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“Water Week”, Salt Lake City

For Immediate Release Billy X. Curmano launches his latest work with an appearance at “Water Week” in Salt Lake City on May 3rd. The award winning artist is known for eccentric performances like being buried alive and swimming the…

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And What About God?

I am an artist and an agnostic. I have often said, " Well, I just don't know." But as an artist indebted to science, I've realized that I do know Science cannot prove the existence of a Creator, but then…

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Portrait of the Artist as Someone Else

I’ve posted my painting “Portrait of the Artist as Someone Else” in images. It will be included in “The 50th Midwestern Invitational Exhibition” at the Rourke Art Gallery Museum in Moorhead, MN for most of the summer. Here are a…

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Orange Alert Review

Orange Alert got a nice review in Milwaukee's alternative paper, The Shepherd Express Threat Level 3 Orange Alert Neither the name of the band nor the album connotes any danger from Homeland Security. Instead, Threat level 3 turns their…

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Flying

I once flew in to Minneapolis from New York City. First thing, I went to a monitor to see if my flight had arrived.

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Off With Their Heads!

As I review the year, I wonder who will be going to jail for upsetting the world economy? The scandal of golden parachutes and the big bucks those fat cats carry seems to divert attention from the real deal OFF…

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Here's to Solstice

Cheers Winter always comes to Minnesota and often before the Solstice. I stood casually in my tuxedo, brandy snifter in hand, overlooking the world headquarters and command center of Art Works USA, when the telly rang. It was Dr. Bob.…

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Billy Roast WARNING

The following is an unauthorized journal entry hacked in by those pesky east side robots. I haven’t figured out how to delete it, but luckily I’ve been able to add this disclaimer. I’m begging you. Don’t support this attack on…

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Incidental Front Man

The incidental front man: Last night, was my first solo “Incidental Music” at Ed’s laid-back-bar in Winona. Sure, I’m often solo on the road, but that’s usually a show with expectations. I approached Ed with the idea of a no…

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In Case I should ever be Murdered

Last night, I awoke from a dream and realized I could be murdered. I quickly ran the likely suspects through my mind and decided to take action. I announced my latest project that evening at my cousin Cathy’s home in…

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