Studio Updates

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Disorganized chaos…



A friend recently commented on a social media post, showing work in progress and a corner of the mixing table I use. The friend requested a close up of this table, to see the “fun” I was having. Painting is fun. If it wasn’t, few would endure the hidden difficulties and abundant failures encountered throughout.




Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Bay View



Cape Cod’s landscape of water, sand, meadows, flatlands and hills provides uncountable views of incredible beauty. This sand bar has been the inspiration for many artists, most of whom claim the Cape Cod light is one of a kind. For me, the light isn’t different than it is elsewhere, but what it shines on is.




Thursday, June 15th, 2017

New: “Upper Valley” 48 x 36



Completed: “Upper Valley” 48 x 36. Sometimes it can take a couple years to truly complete a piece…




Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Widow’s Walk






Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Designer Installation of Commissioned Work



I occasionally receive photos of work hung in residential or corporate settings, most recently this photo of “Eastern Slope” 36 x 36, purchased via Powers Gallery in Acton, MA, and installed as part of a design project outside Boston. It’s always great to see where a piece winds up, and how it complements an interior




Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Rose Light



40 x 30 : oil on canvas




Monday, May 29th, 2017

Offshore Breeze



Cape Cod and Memorial Day have been, for most of my life, never separated. But unable to be there this year, completing a piece based on a location not far from where I stay when there is as close as I’ll get this holiday weekend. With an almost constant offshore breeze blowing in from Nantucket




Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Crossroads






Sunday, May 14th, 2017

Cape Spring



40 x 30 : oil on canvas




Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Upham Farm (study)



Pastel study for “Upham Farm” This farm, which sits on the corner of the vast Upham Tract, a hundred-acre undeveloped parcel in our town, has remained unchanged since it’s construction, with the current owners still managing the land as their father, grandfather, and great-grandfather always have. I pass it daily, but have only recently chosen




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