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Finnegan's Farm Reunion Show

July 27 through Aug.11, 2012, I'll have four paintings for sale at the Finnegan's Farm Reunion Show at the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts. This is a show for students at the Lyme Academy that stayed at the Weekend house of Patricia O'Shaughnessy …
Getting Ready, 7 x10 in., Oil on Museum Board
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New London Plein Air Competition

July 7 and 8th, 2012, I participated in my first outdoor painting competition, this one to coincide with New London, Ct.’s Op-Sail event; an annual tall ship and street festival. I was pleased to win one of the prizes for one of the paintings…

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St. Francis De Sales Completed Church Restoration, Paducah, KY.

The  summer of 2011 I worked on  a church restoration  at St. Francis De Sales Catholic church in Paducah, Kentucky.  On this project I worked for  Tony Kartsonas of Historic Surfaces. Also on the project were Susie Buchholz, Nick Pavlos…

RedBall Project, Perth, Australia

February 8 through March 5, I am in Perth Australia assisting Kurt Perschke on his RedBall Project, which is simply a 15 ft. diameter Inflatable red ball which we site and install in architectural spaces. This is a project he has been working…

Smith College Museum of Art Decorated Restrooms

I visited the Smith College Museum of Art this fall.There were many great paintings and Northhampton, MA. is a terrific town. But the funnest part was their restrooms, which are beautifully decorated by two artists who did residencies at the…

Some Recent Figure Studies

I stayed in Chicago for a month this November and did some studies at The Palette and Chisel Academy:
Sara, 9 by 12 in., Oil On Board

Some Recent Paintings - 2011

I stayed busy this spring and summer with restoration work, but I did paint a little and  here are some of my better sketches:
Morning on the Mekong River, Luang Prabang, Laos, 5 by 9 in. Oil on Board
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Painting On Location In Southeast Asia - Finished Sketches

Here is a post of some of the oil paintings and drawings I have done in Thailand , Cambodia, Laos ,and Malaysia. I posted these last year, but recently I worked on these in the studio and got them all finished and signed and took new photos.…
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Old South Church Restoration on Nantucket Island

This past spring I spent 6 weeks working on beautiful Nantucket Island helping restore  the Old South Church in Nantucket Island.  Today it is the oldest of the large church buildings still standing in the town. Nantucket is about 30 miles…
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St. Francis De Sales Completed Panels

Last week I installed the two  finished saint panels at St. Francis de Sales church in Paducah, Kentucky. This was a commission to do two paintings of saints for a side altar or "Remebrance Niche."The basic idea was created by Friar Mark Joseph…
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Progress Update for my St. Francis De Sales Saint Panels

I am making some progress on the two saint panels I was commissioned to paint for St.Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Paducah, KY. The ochre color surrounding the painting will eventually be painted trompe l'oiel frames. St. Francis de Sales…