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November 30, 2020
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Hillside Birches

Auction Closed. Sold via Buy Now. Next Auction Monday, Dec 7. On nice days I often take a break from painting to soak in some sun outside the studio. Relaxing in my lawn chair recently, I noticed how much the birch trees enjoy it too. They seemed to be dancing down the hillside like a […]

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November 23, 2020
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Stowe Farm

This painting was inspired by the Percy Farm in Stowe, Vermont. I was in the mood for a limited palette. In my art and life, the idea of simplification continues to appeal. A quiet strength and unassuming integrity seems to pervade the essential, the forthright, and succinct. Wishing you a safe, happy, and simple Thanksgiving!

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November 16, 2020
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Westmore Vermont

Auction Closed. Sold via Buy Now. Next Auction Monday, November 23. Westmore Vermont in Orleans County is home to Lake Willoughby. This beautiful glacial lake is over 300 feet deep in places, the deepest lake entirely contained in the state. This painting evolved from a small sketch I did in September. A small sketch can […]

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November 9, 2020
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Vermont Riverscape

Auction Closed. Sold via Buy Now. Next Auction Monday, Nov 16. “No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.” Heraclitus For me at least, that’s what painting is like. Each one is an individual encounter. Leaving my expectations on shore, something new […]

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November 2, 2020
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Autumn Shores

Auction Closed. Sold via Buy Now. Next Auction Monday, Nov 9.  “Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.” Marcus Tullius Cicero Painting is just one way to have a conversation with Nature. She’s always ready to engage, if I’m willing to listen. Here along the Autumn Shores of Little Averill in Vermont’s Northeast […]

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October 26, 2020
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Long Trail

Auction Closed. Sold via Buy Now. Next Auction Monday, Nov 2. “And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.” – John Muir A few weeks ago I shared “Why I Paint.” Having a  good idea about “What I Paint” also keeps me on the trail. Yes, I do love […]

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October 19, 2020
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Spruce Knob

Auction Closed. Sold via Buy Now. Next Auction Monday, Oct 26. Spruce Knob Road is about two miles from my studio in Middletown Springs. At least half that as the crow flies. I spent three glorious days painting here last week, perfectly smitten with the view and blessed with good weather. The first “Spruce Knob” […]

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October 12, 2020
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Brighton View

Auction Closed. Sold via Buy Now. Next Auction Monday, October 19. It’s a great view across Island Pond Lake from Brighton State Park. Thanks to my friend and fellow artist Jonah Petre for suggesting it. I think every artist probably has a “Personal Why”. Motivation to create can be fickle and fleeting. Knowing exactly why […]

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October 5, 2020
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East Burke Vermont

Auction Closed. Sold via Buy Now. Next Auction Monday, October 12.  The fleeting splendor of Autumn is something to behold while it lasts. I drove north last week to find peak color and savor it in paint. We met like old friends in East Burke. I quickly set up my easel and went to work. […]

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September 21, 2020
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Second Cut

Auction Closed. Sold via Buy Now. Next Auction Monday, October 5.  “Usually, second cutting (Hay) is a lighter harvest that yields fewer bales than first cut, when the grass is going sort of wild, given rain and sun in the right mix. Second cut smells sweeter and is richer in nutrients.” There’s nothing like the […]

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