Tuesday, December 27, 2016

"Elk Country Sunset"
oil on masonite, 9x12"

Here is a winter scene done from on-location stetches and memory to usher in the Holiday Season. Thoughts of a traditional snowy Christmas, complete with elk and deer in the woods, fill the air and begged for painting.

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Larger Works, Part of a Susquehanna Series

 "Cool Rockville Bridge" 
24x30", oil

 "Autumn on Susquehanna"
16x20", oil

"Indigo Skies Storm"
(Susquehanna near Middletown)
24x36", oil on masonite

Here is a sampling of a series of large works based on plein air painting ("open air") of smaller works of the Susquehanna River and the Susquehanna Valley of Pennsylvania, which have been posted throughout this web blogspot and shown in various local exhibits. Currently, other Susquehanna scenes are on view in a two-person exhibit at Gallery@Second,



Thursday, September 29, 2016

"Pacific Eve, Inspiration Point"
oil, 24x36"

After a long hike on a trail in Santa Barbara, this view was all worth it. This painting, along with 20 others, can be seen at a two-person show at Gallery@Second, Harrisburg PA, September 29- November 12. Opening receptions:  Oct. 2 from 1-4pm and Oct. 21, 6-9pm.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Summer at City Island

"Riverboats Resting By Bridge" (City Island, Summer)
oil, 11x14"

This is one of a series of plein air paintings of City Island scenes in Harrisburg. Lovely, but very warm summer mornings made for productive paint-outs. This painting can be seen at Gallery@Second.


Saturday, April 9, 2016

Shaping the Italian Landscape

"Enzo Sunflower Farm"
8x10", oil on masonite

The focus of this painting was that strong shapes and color would give way to the hint of sunflowers.

Sunday, February 28, 2016

Italy Morning View, Lazio

"Sabine Hills Sunrise" 
oil, 8x10"

Skies and mountains are just lush and beautiful in the mornings of the hill towns in Italy. Very honored that this piece found a home with Italy enthusiasts.

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Dana Point Day

"Dana Point Day"
9x12", oil on canvas

Thoughts of warm, sunny days are with this painting that was done en plein air on the beach in southern California late last summer.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Gallery Walk Plein Air

"Sunny City House View"
8x10", oil

This painting was done on location with a group of Susquehanna Valley Plein Air Painters during the Fall 2015 Harrisburg Gallery Walk. It can now be seen in "the Burg 2" Show at 
Gallery@Second, Harrisburg, PA