Studio Updates

Tuesday, June 11th, 2024

New: “Duneshift”

Along the coast, sand goes where it wants to go. It constantly shifts depending on the wind, tides, and waves. One of our local beaches on the Cape, on the Bay side, is a long stretch of sand and dunes that gets hit hard during storms and extreme high tides. Several of the beach houses

Sunday, June 9th, 2024

In the up-Island town of Chilmark, on Martha’s Vineyard, there are several salt-water ponds that that border the town of Aquinnah. One of those ponds, Nashaquitsa (known as Quitsa), can be seen from State Road, which follows higher ground, and has many nondescript dirt roads that break from it, and lead down to the pond,

Saturday, June 8th, 2024

New: “Oak Bluffs”

If you’ve ever been to Martha’s Vineyard, you know Oak Bluffs. Someone once told me that of all the Island towns, when it comes to OB (as it’s called), you either love it or you hate it. I love it. It’s (in my opinion), the most interesting and colorful town on the Vineyard. Away from

Tuesday, June 4th, 2024

New: “Far Up-Island”

When we lived on the island of Martha’s Vineyard, our first home was in Aquinnah (then called Gay Head). It’s the most remote location, famous for it’s lighthouse and clay cliffs. The roads that lead from the down-Island towns of Vineyard Haven, Edgartown, and Oak Bluffs, become more and more remote the farther up-Island you

Friday, May 31st, 2024

New: “Outermost Light”

In many places on the Cape (and anywhere coastal), lighthouses tend to be found in places that are difficult to reach. Others are more accessible, but stand in often barren locations close to the sea, built to withstand the harshest weather. They have a quality of strength and duty, enduring the elements to do what

Wednesday, May 29th, 2024

New: “Upland Ridge”

Every now and then the inspiration for a piece comes from an atypical source. Normally, I find scenes while driving through rural areas of New England. But in the case of this piece, the inspiration came from a real estate listing of an old farm in Maine. The house wasn’t much, but the barn next

Monday, May 20th, 2024

New: “Amber Bay”

Seems a theme is emerging with another piece based on the old, beautiful, and solitary fishing shacks found all over the Cape and Islands. “Amber Bay” 48 x 24 o/c.

Saturday, May 18th, 2024

New: “The Escape”

Life is busy, and sometimes we feel the need to put it on hold, go somewhere where bills, responsibilities, and pressures can’t follow us. Here’s a place I’d pick… “The Escape” 48 x 24 o/c

Friday, May 17th, 2024

New: “Midsummer Sun”

Started this piece years ago, after coming across a house in Wellfleet, MA (on Cape Cod), with it’s whitewashed exterior, bathed in Summer sunlight. For some reason I set it aside, and only recently put it back on the easel, maybe inspired to do so by the current string of summery days we’ve had here

Thursday, May 9th, 2024

New: “Southface” 40 x 30

I don’t remember where this scene is. Vermont or New Hampshire most likely, but it doesn’t matter. The piece isn’t really about the literal place itself, as it is the light, the simplicity, and abstract qualities of New England landscapes. “Southface” 40 x 30 o/c

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