A Day in Vermont

Auction Archive


Leap of Faith

June 19, 2017

“Dog days of Summer” could have worked, too. This was fun to paint. Everyone was…

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Comtu Falls

June 12, 2017

The mighty Black River cascades into downtown Springfield. Aptly named by local Indians, Comtu means…

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Quiet Afternoon

June 5, 2017

Some days are better than others. Among my favorites are the quiet summer afternoons where…

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Orchard Oriole

May 22, 2017

Auction Closed. Sold via Buy Now $800. The apple tree outside my studio door has…

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Vermont Capitol

May 15, 2017

Auction Closed. Sold via Buy Now $800. Next Auction Monday, May 22.  Don’t know much…

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Lincoln Brook Falls

May 8, 2017

Auction Closed. Sold via Buy Now $800. Next auction Monday, May 15.  “Lincoln Brook flows…

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Grafton Vermont

May 1, 2017

Auction Closed. Sold Via Buy Now $800 I was going to take an extra week…

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Pair of Kings

April 24, 2017

Auction Closed. Sold via Buy Now $800. Next Auction Monday May 1. The hills are…

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Clarendon Vermont

April 17, 2017

Spring is eager to emerge. Most of the time the best subjects appear out of…

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A Fond Farewell

April 10, 2017

Maybe the snow has hung around a little longer than some of us would like,…

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Sugar Snow

April 3, 2017

We call the late season precipitation here in Vermont “sugar snow”. Served up with a…

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Wilmington Vermont

March 27, 2017

There are so many reasons to paint. A deadline is a strong motivator. Experimenting with…

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Storm Trooper

March 20, 2017

The old tractor managed to stay just above the snow line last week. The warm…

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Williamsville Bridge

March 13, 2017

Williamsville Bridge in Newfane, Vermont. With a Nor’easter on the way it looks like I’ll…

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Steam Mill Road

March 6, 2017

Steam Mill Road heads into the mountains near Bread Loaf in Ripton, Vermont. Pablo Picasso…

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Middlebury Snow Bowl

February 27, 2017

I take a lot of risks in art. A visit to the Middlebury College Snow…

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St. Johnsbury

February 20, 2017

Well we finally made it to Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom. Named “Best Small Town” in National…

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Bridgewater Vermont

February 13, 2017

We have some snow now. I like to keep an eye on the weather, and…

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Killington Church

February 6, 2017

Auction Closed. Sold via Buy Now $800. Next Auction: Monday Feb 13.  The little white…

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Saint Michael’s College

January 30, 2017

I found some wonderful painting options at Saint Michael’s College. But an artist has to…

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Winooski Vermont

January 23, 2017

Walking across the vibrating bridge, I could feel the heartthrob of the city. As well…

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Dummerston Bridge

January 16, 2017

There’s a lot to be said for “Less is More”. It’s liberating to work within…

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Gulf Road Farm

January 9, 2017

Have you ever wondered how an artist chooses a motif? It’s a pretty simple equation…

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Brattleboro Rush Hour

January 2, 2017

Auction Closed. Sold via Buy Now $800. Next Auction Monday, Jan 9. Something told me…

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Misty Meadow Farm

December 26, 2016

The old red tractor rests peacefully alongside the barn at Misty Meadow Farm in Pawlet….

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Home for the Holidays

December 19, 2016

Auction Closed. Sold via Buy Now $800.  Next Auction Monday Dec 26.  A fresh blanket…

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Haystack Mountain

December 12, 2016

Auction Closed. Painting sold via Buy Now $800.  Next auction: Monday Dec 19. Who says…

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December Dance

December 5, 2016

The snow gradually arrives in fits and starts. Here in Vermont, December is often a…

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The Old Stomping Ground

November 21, 2016

These happy girls have the run of the place at Wayward Goose Farm. You might say…

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Essex Junction Vermont

November 14, 2016

About 50 Essex Art League artists helped me out on this one. The collective energy of…

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Autumn Encore

October 31, 2016

I think October deserves a final encore before she exits the stage into November. And…

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Fern Lake

October 24, 2016

I was asked recently: “Won’t you eventually run out of subjects to paint in Vermont?”…

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Big Branch Overlook

October 17, 2016

I discovered the Robert T. Stafford White Rocks National Recreation Area last week. Brooklyn Road in Mount…

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Windsor Vermont

October 10, 2016

If only I could stop time… just for a little while. The glorious colors of…

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Fall on White River

October 3, 2016

Driving along Rt 100 in Hancock last week I noticed this scene out of the…

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Waite Hill Farm

September 26, 2016

Art is one conspiracy theory that I like to believe. While artwork is often created…

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Sissy’s Garden

September 19, 2016

Most of us can recognize Nature’s beauty at a glance. Painting in Sissy’s (Kitchen) garden…

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Out to Pasture

September 5, 2016

If all God’s creatures have the capacity to experience joy, I think it’s the cow’s…

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Crescent Bay Farm

August 29, 2016

Diversity is a way of life in Vermont. And life is good at Crescent Bay…

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Summertime Friends

August 22, 2016

Summer has a way of helping us meet new friends. Maybe because we’re rollicking outside…

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Life is a Carnival

August 15, 2016

As the hot August sun sets around Vermont, carnival and fair lights come up to…

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The Old Grey Barn

August 8, 2016

The American Tree Farm System, celebrating its 75th Anniversary this year, is the Nation’s oldest certifier…

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Daylily and Flax

August 1, 2016

I had a yellow-orange color craving last week and found it in the flower bed….

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One More Cast

July 25, 2016

Evening falls on Lake Champlain against the backdrop of Mount Mansfield and Camel’s Hump. A…

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Green Mountain Boys

July 18, 2016

Auction Closed: Sold via Buy Now $800 Next Auction Monday 7/25/16 The Green Mountain Boys…

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The Causeway

July 11, 2016

An artist is a treasure hunter of sorts, always hungry for the next adventure. Sometimes,…

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Purple Iris

July 4, 2016

A few friends joined me last week to paint in the backyard. Like most artists,…

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Jetty Master

June 27, 2016

Fishing is an enjoyable pastime for some. Then there’s the professional. Patient, focused, dedicated and…

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West Rutland Marsh

June 20, 2016

The West Rutland Marsh Boardwalk is one of my favorite hidden jewels. I often stop…

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June Peonies

June 13, 2016

My wife never stood a chance. Our friend Mary Fran Lloyd came by last week with…

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Evening Meadow

June 6, 2016

The last light of day dances across the sky before taking a final bow and…

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Bellows Falls Vermont

May 30, 2016

Every year I paint at least one flowering fruit tree. This one happens to grow…

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Tulip Society

May 23, 2016

Come spring, tulips are among the first flowers to arrive. Tough act to follow. They…

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Arlington Green Bridge

May 16, 2016

If you play the game of art long enough, you’re gonna get dirty. To get…

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Three of a Kind

May 2, 2016

Although I’ve never been there, I was feeling o’ bit of “Scottish Highlands” influence on…

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Springfield Vermont

April 25, 2016

Downtown Springfield bustled along, indifferent to my presence. Painting there last week was like seeing her…

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Consider Bardwell Farm

April 18, 2016

The Consider Bardwell Farm in West Pawlet produces amazing award-winning cheese. Sitting by the beautiful…

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East Poultney Church

April 11, 2016

If walls could talk, community churches throughout Vermont would sure have a lot to say….

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Woodstock Reflections

April 4, 2016

The rain-soaked streets of Woodstock Vermont reflect the light of a gray April day. I…

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Black Cap Caucus

March 28, 2016

One of my favorite things about spring is watching and listening to all the birds….

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Fair Haven Skyline

March 21, 2016

We’ve made it through winter to the first official days of Spring. The longer days…

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March Madness

March 14, 2016

Fre·net·ic: Fast and energetic in a rather wild and uncontrolled way. That seems to be…

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Ice-Out

March 7, 2016

Ice-Out: The disappearance of ice from the surface of a body of water (as a lake)…

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High Country Snows

February 29, 2016

The snow has been a little hard to come by this winter. I’ve had to…

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Big Air

February 22, 2016

You’d think after 30 years of using a camera that I would have evolved beyond…

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Waits River Vermont

February 15, 2016

Less is more. At least, when it comes to art. In my experience, a self-imposed…

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Mount Snow

February 8, 2016

The sparkling white trails usher happy skiers and riders down the mountain beneath a clear…

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Home by Dark

February 1, 2016

“How do you choose your subjects?” It’s a fair question for any artist. As for…

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Landgrove Vermont

January 25, 2016

“What we see depends mainly on what we look for.”  It seems to me that…

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Snow Bound

January 18, 2016

I’m happy to see some snow. Here in Vermont most of us can find something…

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Enchanted Forest

January 11, 2016

“If a tree falls in a forest and no one’s there to hear it, does…

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Stone Chapel

January 4, 2016

I wandered up the mountain trail behind the Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe last week….

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Church Street Burlington

December 14, 2015

The iconic Church Street view in Burlington has been captured by many artists before me. But…

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Mineral Springs Park

December 7, 2015

There’s something in the water in Middletown Springs. The Indians and early settlers knew it. Eventually…

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Over the Hill

November 23, 2015

The old Galick Farmstead sits high above the southern tip of Lake Champlain in West…

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November Reflections

November 16, 2015

All is quiet now on Lake Bomoseen. November has a reserved and understated personality all…

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Farewell Party

November 9, 2015

A great gaggle of geese gather along Otter Creek before their southbound journey. Old friendships…

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Merck Forest Fall

November 2, 2015

It’s easy to fall in love with color. Lately I’ve been head over heels. “Merck…

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Barnard Vermont

October 26, 2015

An October afternoon sparkles down on the Barnard General Store and Silver Lake. Creative artists often…

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Autumn Farm

October 19, 2015

Nature has a gentle way of creating rich, beautiful harmonies. She does it in a…

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Pawlet Vermont

October 12, 2015

Pawlet is nestled along the Western edge of Vermont at the confluence of Route 30,…

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Walk Your Horses

October 5, 2015

It stands to reason that I paint Vermont subjects for A Day in Vermont. Well…

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Woodward Reservoir

September 28, 2015

We’ve had quite a stretch of spectacular days lately. Last Thursday I got to watch…

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Here Comes The Sun

September 21, 2015

The lush summer greens gradually yield to yellow and orange. A dazzling display of visual…

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Moss Glen Falls

September 14, 2015

There are two different “Moss Glen Falls” in Vermont. One in Granville and another farther…

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Waitsfield Bridge

September 7, 2015

A Vermont covered bridge is something of a time machine. We enter from the present,…

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Amee Farm

July 27, 2015

Sweet Georgia P’s at Amee Farm in Pittsfield is a work of art. I was…

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Plymouth Notch

July 20, 2015

Calvin Coolidge was born in Plymouth Notch on July 4, 1872. Mr. Coolidge earned a…

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Backyard Botany

July 13, 2015

A hidden sanctuary. Stress dissipates and worries disappear. Bees make their rounds while blossoms bloom….

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Life in the Slow Lane

July 6, 2015

Here in Vermont we like to roll along at our own pace. It’s a rural…

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Shelburne Shoreline

June 29, 2015

The shoreline along Lake Champlain is varied and stunning. This rugged outcropping reaches out into…

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House of Blues

June 15, 2015

I noticed a little head poking out of my neighbors’ birdhouse. It took a few…

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Triple Crown

June 8, 2015

I don’t know much about horse racing, but I know a striking composition when I…

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Free Rangers

June 1, 2015

There’s something about chickens that makes them fun to paint. The stilted, syncopated strutting. Animated…

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Peak at Pico

May 25, 2015

From our vantage point at Leffert’s Pond last week we could see Pico Peak rising…

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Spring Symphony

May 18, 2015

A chromatic scale of spring color crescendos down Main St. Poultney. Nature’s choir sings in…

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Perennial Favorite

May 11, 2015

The eager Daffodils are always among the first to bloom. They were very patient this…

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Casting Call

May 4, 2015

The nice weather last week had me out exploring new territory. This beautiful body of…

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Spring Stream

April 27, 2015

Can you hear it? The siren song of the Spring Stream is enchanting music for…

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Burlington Vermont

April 20, 2015

Down on Main Street. Looking straight down Main to Lake Champlain and across to the…

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