Here is another illustration from the MONSTER MANIA exhibit at Lawrence Photo Print & Frame. The exhibit opens on Friday, October 13th.

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I have two new abstract paintings in the “Black and White and Everything In-Between” exhibit at Vertigo 232 Art Gallery. The show opens this Friday. Details below.

ART SHOW – Black and White and Everything In-Between – Vertigo 232 Art Gallery – 232 N Market St

OPENING RECEPTION – Friday, September 22nd – 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm –

CLOSING RECEPTION – Final Friday, September 29th – 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm –

Featuring black and white art by 40 local and regional artists including Jack Wilson, Dustin Parker, Mathew Hilyard, Kevin Mullins, Tara Hufford Walker, Mark S Walker, Ric Sallee, Ted Krone, Ann Krone, Aaron Krone, Melissa Slates, Sean Christopher Ward, Shannon Renee Trevethan, Greg Turner, Ed Langston, Sara Crow, Stacy Renee Walker, Denise Jackson Simon and many more.

Essentials“Essentials” | Mixed Media on Wood | 1′ x 1′

The Night Before
“The Night Before” | Mixed Media on Wood | 1′ x 1′

I finally finished this digital illustration of Baby Groot that I started working on in May after I watched “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.”


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I’m teaching a workshop at Mark Arts on Saturday, September 23rd called “Crash Course in Collage with Dustin Parker.” Details below.
You can enroll online at –
The workshop will explore the basics of creating mixed media collage paintings using found materials and recycled paintings / drawings. The workshop will include a brief discussion about significant collage artists throughout history, a studio demonstration of various collage and painting techniques and a brief tour of the Wichita National All Media Exhibition. The remainder of the workshop will be dedicated toward creating your own mixed media collage paintings.
1 Day
Ages 16 +
Studio 2
Price $70
September 23rd, 2017
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Materials List
Some collage materials will be provided but students are encouraged to bring their own collage materials to class.
• Examples of Collage Materials: old books, magazines, comic books, newspapers, scrapbooking paper, sheet music, crossword puzzles, wallpaper, wrapping paper, graph paper, old drawings / paintings or any other collage materials that you would like to use.
• Some kind of support to paint on: (Canvas Board, Stretched Canvas, Wood Panel or Heavy Watercolor Paper
• Modge Podge or Acrylic Matte Medium
• Palette Knife or Plastic Gift Card
• Acrylic Paint
• Drawing Utensils (Paint Pens, Crayons or Color Pencils)
• Masking Tape