Studio Updates

Saturday, April 20th, 2024

New: “Distant Sea” 48 x 24

There’s an old house on Route 28 in Harwich that has long been abandoned. Many pass it every day without notice. It probably should be razed for safety reasons. I’ve painted it several times. Beneath the vines, overgrowth, and it’s overall decayed condition, the architecture is classic. The landscape around it is decades of growth,

Tuesday, April 16th, 2024

New: “Highlands” 40 x 30

My childhood home was situated at the top of a hill, part of the property of a private school in a Boston suburb. The spot was the highest elevation in town, and the road we lived on was aptly named Highland Street. Halfway down the hill to the west of our house was a huge

Thursday, April 11th, 2024

New: “Duneside” 14 x 14

The recent Nor’easter did a job on local beaches (and all up and down New England), washing away sand and dunes, bringing the high-tide line closer to seaside homes. Towns are dumping tons of sand and rebuilding dunes in time for the summer beachgoer onslaught. This place overlooks one of our local beaches, and was

Wednesday, April 10th, 2024

New: “Dune Walk”

Today’s 70-degree NH weather (especially following last week’s nasty Nor’easter) makes summer feel that much closer… “Dune Walk” 36 x 24 o/c

Tuesday, April 9th, 2024

New: “Spring Thaw”

We weathered the Nor’easter that hit New England this week. Lost power for a day and a half, and watched lawns and meadows return to winter white. But the weather’s feeling a bit like Spring again today, and the last of the snow and ice is disappearing, hopefully for good. “Spring Thaw” 40 x 30

Monday, April 1st, 2024

New: “Sand Path”

Summer is slowly approaching, and life (both human and plant) is beginning to return to the Cape. One of our local beaches is accessible by two small paths that winds through scrub oak, seagrass and bayberry bushes, connecting the beach to the main road leading to it. Visited that beach the other day, and on

Saturday, March 30th, 2024

New: “Calm Sea”

Whenever anyone asks where the subject of a piece is, I have to often dig deep to remember where. And even if I know, for instance in this piece, the actual location was somewhere up by Lake Sunapee, New Hampshire. But I don’t think that’s what they’re looking for, but rather they want to know

Tuesday, March 26th, 2024

New: “Twin Pines”

I don’t remember where I saw this scene, but it’s similar to other rural farms where time and lack of use allows tress, shrubs and vines the opportunity to take over the landscape. When these trees were just saplings, it’s possible the inhabitant figured he’d mow them down one of these days, but never did.

Saturday, March 23rd, 2024

New: “Skyward”

The barn across the street from the studio has been the subject of many paintings…from different angles, different light, and different perspectives. It sits at the top of a slope, and from that lower part of the meadow, the perspective looking up gives it this massive presence, and the sky becomes as much a subject

Saturday, March 16th, 2024

New: “Spring Ice”

Up here in New Hampshire, the low valleys and hollows of our local meadows collect rain in the fall, and when winter comes, freeze to form small frozen pools, which kids often use for ice skating. As Spring approaches, these begin to melt, and come summer, completely dry up…until next year. “Spring Ice” 40 x

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