Cyber Monday Sale!

Export to PDF | Export to DOCI don’t normally run “Sales.” Especially not on my original oil paintings. But in light of the fact that I’ve run out of room to store all the paintings I’ve created over the last decade, this year I’m joining in the CYBER MONDAY fun. 50% SALE on Selected Original […]

A volunteer sunflower

Export to PDF | Export to DOCI love sunflowers. Especially when they invite themselves into my yard, and then bloom like crazy for a month. This lovely sunflower just did that, which is why I had to capture it in paint. The painting is actually a commission, so it’s enjoying life in its new home […]

Skytop Apple Orchard (Another Conspiracy)

Export to PDF | Export to DOCHappy Birthday! I was commissioned to create this painting as a surprise birthday gift. It’s inspired by photos I took while picking apples on the most beautiful autumn afternoon. If you haven’t been to Sky Top OrchardΒ in Flat Rock, NCΒ it is worth the trip for the panoramic mountain views. […]

My Blue-eyed Mom (The Conspiracy Part 2)

Export to PDF | Export to DOCThe beautiful blue eyes of Ma Belle Mere inspired this pair of French Paintings. Southern France is one of my mother’s loves. So for Christmas, I painted her a set of paintings to remind her of the beauty of her beloved French countryside. Having never been to France myself, […]

I’ve been part of a conspiracy. (part 1)

Export to PDF | Export to DOCOne of my favorite things as an artist is to participate in a conspiracy. (A conspiracy to delight somebody with a painting they were NOT expecting.) Lucky me! The last half Β of 2011 gave me opportunity to work on four paintings that were each commissioned as surprise gifts. “O’Shaughnessy […]