Painting from memory
Painting from memory is one of my favorite was to express myself artistically. I like the simplicity of this tiny piece – done completely from memory. Painting with the goal of expressing mood over a refined, technical approach … Continued
Fresh off the Easel!
Fresh off the easel. I just finished this large painting but I wasn’t sure if it was done. I had a feeling that the missing ingredient might be the frame. It’s unusual in it’s shape and composition and I … Continued
Memories of Fall Fishing…
I live on the shores of a beautiful mountain lake in the Northern Sierras. As an avid fly fisher, I spend a lot of time on the lake and love catching smallmouth bass, rainbow trout and, my favorite, in the … Continued
My constant studio and outdoor companion…
Here is a photo of Gracie, my constant studio companion, hiking buddy, skiing buddy and all around cuddlebug. I love spending time with this girl…….especially on my sketching and painting adventures in the field.
Freshly framed and ready to go!
Here are two new pieces I highlighted in a previous post. Here they are shown freshly framed in American Walnut by my wife, Chris. She did an outstanding job, as usual. They’ll debut at Settlers West Gallery on February 11, … Continued
A life long love of horses
Landscapes, usually with water and often inspired by fly fishing adventures make up the vast majority of my work. However, I am moved to create art by other sources of inspiration as well. Among them, horses, which have been a … Continued
American Miniatures at Settlers West Gallery in Tucson, AZ
Here are a few brand new pieces that will debut at the Settlers West Gallery in Tucson, Arizona on February 11, 2017. It’s an honor to be included in this show. http://www.settlerswest.com/html/mini.html
My first blog post highlighting a few new pieces
I just finished these paintings and my framer, who happens to be my wife, Chris, made these beautiful frames for them. The frames are in the American form of Craftsman Style, specifically influenced by the amazing work of the Greene … Continued
“Trees of the Western Wind”
Here is another painting depicting a favorite subject, Monterey cypress trees, and inspired by a favorite painter, Arthur Matthews. This painting now resides in a beautiful craftsman home in San Francisco. READ MORE
A New Piece, Painted From Fond Memories
This new painting, which is no longer available, was based on many memories. It was inspired by experiences exploring the rivers and creeks surrounding my home and studio in far northern California, where... READ MORE
“The Hills of Serenity”
This is painting is available, as of February 20, 2023. A favorite subject framed in beautiful quartersawn oak and American black walnut. It is exhibited at Christopher Queen Galleries in Duncans Mills, CA... READ MORE