Stonington Motif#1, 11x10",oil

Breathtaking Views for Painting in Stonington, Maine

This past summer (2017)  I got a chance to spend a few days in beautiful Stonington, Maine. Stonington, located on Deer Isle, just off the Blue Hill Peninsula, is  one of the most picturesque spots for painting in the state.  There…
My painting on the cover of Plein Air Magazine, March 2018 issue

I'm a Cover Artist! March 2018 Plein Air Magazine

I am  featured in the March 2018 issue of  Plein Air magazine. Not only that, but they used one of my paintings on the cover. Of course I was very pleased about this! This article came about because the editor of the magazine at the…

Nocturne Paintings From the Summer of 2016

The last few years I've started painting many nocturne paintings from life. Which of course means staying up late! Sometimes till 1 or 2 in the morning. These are all paintings from 2016. It's actually a nice time to paint. Usually…

Mural Painting in New York City

This past winter I spent about 10 weeks in NYC working at Evergreen Architectural Arts Midtown Mural painting studio.
Raking, Port Clyde, 9 x 12 in.

Some Recent Maine Paintings, August 2016

This work was painted near Sprucehead ,Maine,not far from my house. I was painting a quiet end of day scene in the painting above when suddenly the setting sun sent these raking lights across my composition! Of course,…

Some Recent Maine Paintings, July 2016

Here are some more summer paintings. Several of these were done at the Castine Plein Air Event. Of course, I sell my work. If your interested in purchasing paintings, and supporting my endeavors,  take a look at my online…

Some Recent Maine Paintings, Early Summer 2016

Here are  four works I painted early this summer around the Midcoast of Maine. Of course, I sell my work. If your interested in purchasing paintings, and supporting my endeavors,  take a look at my online shop here. …
A sculpture in the Museo Pietro Canonica.

Museo Pietro Canonica , Rome

One new discovery for me on  this trip to Rome was the Museo Pietro Canonica. Pietro Canionica (1869 - 1959) was a celebrated Italian sculptor, painter, and composer. It's a wonderful small and free museum in the Villa Borghese Park. …
Plein air painting setup on the Arno River in Florence.

Nine Weeks of Outdoor Painting in Italy: The Wrap Up

I'm back . For almost three months now. I returned May 9th. I had a terrific time. It was a long trip and it had its up and downs, but it met its goal, which was to get away from my regular life and refocus my attention on painting. And…
Mugnone River Near Le Cure, Florence,Italy, 9 x 12 in. oil
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Florence, Italy Paintings , Spring 2016, Pt. 2

Here's a second set of paintings from Florence, Italy. All painted  on site, 9 x 12 in. and in oils. Florence  and environs is a terrific place to paint. But I have to say, my personal logistics are eating up a lot of time that I would…
The Hills above Florence, 9 x 12 in.,oil
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Florence, Italy Paintings, Spring 2016

I've now been in Florence for about two weeks. It was quite a bit of trouble to find inexpensive housing for the month, But eventually I found something, albeit a little on the outskirts. But I borrowed a bike from a friend, and that's…