I love engaging people through the arts and teaching them about what goes on behind-the-scenes to deepen their connection to original works of art .
Painting landscapes en plein air is a kind of meditation: a chance to sit and observe, to listen, to look, and to express the essence of the present.
The painting I posted last night sold within 20 minutes to a collector in California! Though this isn’t the first … More
Everyday, mid-afternoon, my dog begs for a walk. She has an uncanny way of knowing exactly when I should put … More
When I moved to Portland, Oregon a little more than a year ago, the first thing I noticed was the … More
Art awakens our awareness. It provokes thought, tells stories, enchants us with its beauty, and gives us great joy or peace or emotional release. I … More
Artists today have access to millions of images that spark imagination, seed inspirations, or simply serve as references for studies. I frequently … More
I am smitten with the way oil paints glide across the silken surface of mineral paper. With a bit of … More
The saying “values do all the work but color gets all the credit” is commonly known to painters and photographers … More