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…


Comtu Falls

June 12, 2017

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


Quiet Afternoon

June 5, 2017

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


Orchard Oriole

May 22, 2017

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


Vermont Capitol

May 15, 2017

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


Lincoln Brook Falls

May 8, 2017

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


Grafton Vermont

May 1, 2017

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


Pair of Kings

April 24, 2017

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


Clarendon Vermont

April 17, 2017

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


A Fond Farewell

April 10, 2017

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


Sugar Snow

April 3, 2017

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


Wilmington Vermont

March 27, 2017

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


Storm Trooper

March 20, 2017

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


Williamsville Bridge

March 13, 2017

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


Steam Mill Road

March 6, 2017

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


Middlebury Snow Bowl

February 27, 2017

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


St. Johnsbury

February 20, 2017

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


Bridgewater Vermont

February 13, 2017

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


Killington Church

February 6, 2017

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


Saint Michael’s College

January 30, 2017

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


Winooski Vermont

January 23, 2017

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


Dummerston Bridge

January 16, 2017

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


Gulf Road Farm

January 9, 2017

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


Brattleboro Rush Hour

January 2, 2017

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


Misty Meadow Farm

December 26, 2016

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


Home for the Holidays

December 19, 2016

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


Haystack Mountain

December 12, 2016

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


December Dance

December 5, 2016

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


The Old Stomping Ground

November 21, 2016

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


Essex Junction Vermont

November 14, 2016

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


Autumn Encore

October 31, 2016

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


Fern Lake

October 24, 2016

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


Big Branch Overlook

October 17, 2016

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


Windsor Vermont

October 10, 2016

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


Fall on White River

October 3, 2016

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


Waite Hill Farm

September 26, 2016

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


Sissy’s Garden

September 19, 2016

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


Out to Pasture

September 5, 2016

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


Crescent Bay Farm

August 29, 2016

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


Summertime Friends

August 22, 2016

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


Life is a Carnival

August 15, 2016

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


The Old Grey Barn

August 8, 2016

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


Daylily and Flax

August 1, 2016

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


One More Cast

July 25, 2016

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


Green Mountain Boys

July 18, 2016

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


The Causeway

July 11, 2016

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


Purple Iris

July 4, 2016

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


Jetty Master

June 27, 2016

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


West Rutland Marsh

June 20, 2016

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


June Peonies

June 13, 2016

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


Evening Meadow

June 6, 2016

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


Bellows Falls Vermont

May 30, 2016

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


Tulip Society

May 23, 2016

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


Arlington Green Bridge

May 16, 2016

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


Three of a Kind

May 2, 2016

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


Springfield Vermont

April 25, 2016

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


Consider Bardwell Farm

April 18, 2016

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


East Poultney Church

April 11, 2016

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


Woodstock Reflections

April 4, 2016

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


Black Cap Caucus

March 28, 2016

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


Fair Haven Skyline

March 21, 2016

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


March Madness

March 14, 2016

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



March 7, 2016

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


High Country Snows

February 29, 2016

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


Big Air

February 22, 2016

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


Waits River Vermont

February 15, 2016

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


Mount Snow

February 8, 2016

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


Home by Dark

February 1, 2016

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


Landgrove Vermont

January 25, 2016

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


Snow Bound

January 18, 2016

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


Enchanted Forest

January 11, 2016

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


Stone Chapel

January 4, 2016

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


Church Street Burlington

December 14, 2015

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


Mineral Springs Park

December 7, 2015

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


Over the Hill

November 23, 2015

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


November Reflections

November 16, 2015

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


Farewell Party

November 9, 2015

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


Merck Forest Fall

November 2, 2015

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


Barnard Vermont

October 26, 2015

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


Autumn Farm

October 19, 2015

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


Pawlet Vermont

October 12, 2015

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


Walk Your Horses

October 5, 2015

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


Woodward Reservoir

September 28, 2015

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


Here Comes The Sun

September 21, 2015

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


Moss Glen Falls

September 14, 2015

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


Waitsfield Bridge

September 7, 2015

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


Amee Farm

July 27, 2015

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


Plymouth Notch

July 20, 2015

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


Backyard Botany

July 13, 2015

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


Life in the Slow Lane

July 6, 2015

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


Shelburne Shoreline

June 29, 2015

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


House of Blues

June 15, 2015

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


Triple Crown

June 8, 2015

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


Free Rangers

June 1, 2015

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


Peak at Pico

May 25, 2015

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


Spring Symphony

May 18, 2015

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


Perennial Favorite

May 11, 2015

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


Casting Call

May 4, 2015

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


Spring Stream

April 27, 2015

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


Burlington Vermont

April 20, 2015

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