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Landscape Painting in the Beautiful Finger Lakes, NY

In June 2018 I drove about 12 hours from my house in Maine to the finger Lakes region. Specifically near Lake Canandaigua, for the 2018 Finger Lakes plein air painting festival. It’s especially beautiful part of the country. They…

The Lazy Artists Guide to Finishing Professional Quality Frames

Many people have complimented me on my frames, and were surprised that I was finishing them myself. I start with frames that my local framer has assembled for me from either found frames or raw frame stock that I have. He charges me $10…
Barnstormers theater, Tamworth, NH, 8.5 x 12” or 21 x 31 cm., oil
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Landscape Painting At Wetpaint Tamworth In New Hampshire

In May 2018, I went, for the second time, to WetPaint Tamworth in Tamworth,NH. This is a lovely plein air painting event organized by the Tamworth Visitors Council. The area is just south-west of the Presidential Range of the White Mountains,…
Stonington Motif#1, 11x10",oil

Breathtaking Views for Painting in Stonington, Maine

This past summer (2017)  I got a chance to spend a few days in beautiful Stonington, Maine. Stonington, located on Deer Isle, just off the Blue Hill Peninsula, is  one of the most picturesque spots for painting in the state.  There…
My painting on the cover of Plein Air Magazine, March 2018 issue
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I'm a Cover Artist! March 2018 Plein Air Magazine

I am  featured in the March 2018 issue of  Plein Air magazine. Not only that, but they used one of my paintings on the cover. Of course I was very pleased about this! This article came about because the editor of the magazine at the…

Nocturne Paintings From the Summer of 2016

The last few years I've started painting many nocturne paintings from life. Which of course means staying up late! Sometimes till 1 or 2 in the morning. These are all paintings from 2016. It's actually a nice time to paint. Usually…

Mural Painting in New York City

This past winter I spent about 10 weeks in NYC working at Evergreen Architectural Arts Midtown Mural painting studio.
Raking, Port Clyde, 9 x 12 in.

Some Recent Maine Paintings, August 2016

This work was painted near Sprucehead ,Maine,not far from my house. I was painting a quiet end of day scene in the painting above when suddenly the setting sun sent these raking lights across my composition! Of course,…

Some Recent Maine Paintings, July 2016

Here are some more summer paintings. Several of these were done at the Castine Plein Air Event. Of course, I sell my work. If your interested in purchasing paintings, and supporting my endeavors,  take a look at my online…

Some Recent Maine Paintings, Early Summer 2016

Here are  four works I painted early this summer around the Midcoast of Maine. Of course, I sell my work. If your interested in purchasing paintings, and supporting my endeavors,  take a look at my online shop here. …
A sculpture in the Museo Pietro Canonica.

Museo Pietro Canonica , Rome

One new discovery for me on  this trip to Rome was the Museo Pietro Canonica. Pietro Canionica (1869 - 1959) was a celebrated Italian sculptor, painter, and composer. It's a wonderful small and free museum in the Villa Borghese Park. …