Key of C

Hermosa Beach, CA

Read More

Silent Stream

Kaiser Permanente Lobby – Santa Clara, CA

Read More

Academe

Taylor Hall, Chico State University, CA In 1980 John Pugh obtained his first major commission from California State University, Chico in northern California where he received his degree in art....

Read More

Baños de los Cielos

Palo Alto Medical Foundation – Palo Alto, CA In the Triptych project Cielos de Baños (Baths of the Heavens), sun pours in from above to fill these colorful light wells....

Read More

Star Reacher

Private Residence – Carmel, CA Based on the Spanish novelist Miguel de Cervantes, in his opus classic book Don Quixote, the mural Star Reacher creates a sequential visual passage of...

Read More

Waterway

Taranaki Gardens – New Plymouth, New Zealand

Read More

Underwater Life is Joy

Fremont Aqua Adventure Water Park – Fremont, CA

Read More

Extended Family

Juvenile Hall Visitors Lobby -  Sacramento, CA Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission, CA. 2007

Read More

Woman in Cafe

Great Bear Cafe – Los Gatos, CA Acrylic on Canvas/ 6ft. X 5ft. 2003 I fashioned my coffee server after Manet’s Folies barmaid but render her life-size. She is posed...

Read More

Doors of Avignon

Residential Murals The Doors of Avignon – Public Art Award, South San Francisco Arts Commission

Read More

Root Series and Garden Niches

Private Residence – Los Gatos, CA

Read More

Birth of Venus

Private Residence, Atherton, CA

Read More

Mine Shift

Del Oro Theater – Grass Valley, CA The miners are lowered into the dark shaft at sunrise. A quick vision of the sun cresting over the Yuba River is etched...

Read More

Bay in a Bottle

Santa Cruz, CA Redevelopment Agency Acrylic on non-woven media 18ft. X 100ft. 2009

Read More

Iconic Dance

Skyline College – Burlingame, CA

Read More

Swimming in the Zone

Westside Recreation Centre – Calgary, Canada In the piece Swimming in the Zone, youthful swimmers float across the Canadian Continental Divid in a dramatic “Sky Tube”. Located at the Westside...

Read More

The Assumption of the Virgin Mary

Assumption Church – Truckee, CA Acrylic on non-woven media 20 x 28. 2011

Read More

Seaside Serenade

Santa Cruz, CA Beach Boardwalk

Read More

Mural sans Murus

Sacramento, CA – Public Mural County Parking Facility – Art in public places award project

Read More

Rue Du Chat Qui Penche

Palo Alto, CA – Public Mural Stanford Shopping Center

Read More

Seed

Sarasota, Florida Health Department – Public Mural This light-filled “space” is designed to provide healing energy. As waiting patients contemplate the orb sculpture, they visually wander into the lighter marble...

Read More

Study with Sphere and Water

University of Florida – National Public Art Project Located at the University Center at UNF, Study with Sphere and Water appears to have a little more breathing room for its...

Read More

Trespasser

Los Altos, CA – Residential Mural Private Residence (mural on door to home theater) Size: 7′ 2″ x 3′ Date of Completion: June 2003 Mural Medium: Acrylic Paint on Non- Woven...

Read More

Moss Canyon

Morgan Hill, CA – Residential Mural Mysterious forms lay beneath the overgrowth in this strange and exotic canyon. Like a place from a Mayan dream, this forgotten gorge possesses secrets...

Read More

Deco Room

Los Gatos, CA – Residential Mural Detail of a nude statue in a mural at a private residence. Note the integration with the architectural surroundings (wood floor, wood frame, soffits)....

Read More

Light Walk

Palo Alto Medical Foundation – Palo Alto, CA The air is luminous in these subterranean gardens. A timeless dawn is calling you. Located in the patient area of Oncology, this...

Read More

Path Around Son

El Camino Hospital – Mountain View, CA Path Around Son is a piece about cycles and healing. An illusionary path leads the viewer into and around a room containing a...

Read More

Colonnade

Monterey Design – Los Gatos, CA Columns and arches go back in time like the chambers of a nautilus shell. Like the ancient sea creature, we expand and set forth...

Read More

Art Imitating Life Imitating Art Imitating Life

Cafe Espresso – San Jose, CA Acrylic on M.D.O. Board 13ft. X 20ft. 1996 The creation Art Imitating Life Imitating Art Imitating Life at the Cafe Trompe L’oeil (now Cafe...

Read More

Slowin’ Down to Take a Look

Winslow, AZ – Public Mural Award Project International Competition for Town Center Park Winslow Arizona 28′x 40′ Located along historic route 66, Winslow Arizona has built a Park dedicated to...

Read More

Pool of Thought

University of Alaska – National Public Art Project Back in 1996 I had outdoor projects in both Denver and Palm Springs. As much as I tried to plan the correct...

Read More

Totem

Dimond High School – Anchorage, AK Perhaps the title Totem best describes the overall ‘dimensions of life’ concept explored in these murals. As a project for a high school auditorium,...

Read More

Reverse, Lateral, and Loop

Main Street – Tehachapi, CA In the summer of 2002 I had the pleasure of collaborating with New Zealand artist Marc Spijkerbosch on this project in Tehachapi, California. Renowned for...

Read More

Siete Punto Uno

Main Street – Los Gatos, CA Los Gatos was one of the communities that suffered the most significant damage from the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. Considered the propitiator of earthquakes,...

Read More

Valley of the Heart’s Delight

San Jose, CA – Public Mural Inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright, the mural’s repetitive arched walls are also reminiscent of the old California Mission. Just as the Missions did before,...

Read More

Gates of Opa Locka

Miami, Florida – Public Mural Children can cool off and play in a public fountain, climb the courtyard tree, or smell the sweet fragrance of a Florida orange. Using the...

Read More

River of Mercy

Merced, CA – Public Mural The river is the lifeblood of Merced — and of this concept. It is the story as well as the storyteller. As the ‘river runs...

Read More

The Joshua Tree Chronicles

Victor, CA – Public Mural A tribute to the Victor Valley of 1870 to 1920, the Joshua Tree Chronicles is a mural on the landing between floors in the library...

Read More

Internal Melody

Hayward, CA – Public Mural Paying homage to Hayward and its heritage, this grotto monument weaves different passages of the city’s past, as well as creating an elegant public space...

Read More

Drain

Bishop, CA – Public Mural No single event in the last 100 years has had such a dramatic and lasting effect on Bishop than the draining of Owens Valley. In...

Read More

The Dirt on Bishop

Bishop, CA – Public Mural Inscribed with a land title, the wall-tablet unwraps from the curved packed soil like the peel of an orange. This layered core sample of Bishop...

Read More

Valentine’s Day

Twentynine Palms – Public Mural History lessons on the wall …which has been 29 Palm’s theme for murals, here talks about the cattle rustling in Hidden Valley of Joshua Tree...

Read More

Mana Nalu

Mana Nalu Mural Project At last here are some images of my mural entitled Mana Nalu (power of the wave) that was recently completed in Honolulu. I had the help...

Read More