Barnstormers theater, Tamworth, NH, 8.5 x 12” or 21 x 31 cm., oil
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Landscape Painting At Wetpaint Tamworth In New Hampshire

In May 2018, I went, for the second time, to WetPaint Tamworth in Tamworth,NH. This is a lovely plein air painting event organized by the Tamworth Visitors Council. The area is just south-west of the Presidential Range of the White Mountains,…
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…
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…
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Rome, Italy Paintings - Spring 2016, pt.2

Here is a second group of paintings done in Rome in the spring of 2016. These paintings are all 9 x 12", oil on linen. I'm in Florence now and soon you should start seeing some paintings from here. There are some logistical problems getting…
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Rome, Italy Paintings - Spring 2016

Some recent work from Rome, Italy. All oils, all 9 x 12 in. These are smartphone photos, sorry for the washed out quality. I'm in Italy for a two month painting trip.
Portrait of Helen Sears, Abbot Thayer
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A Visit To Toledo's Museum Of Fine Arts

While I have been working in The Toledo area,  I visited the Toledo Museum of Fine Arts several times. Located in Toledo's  Old West End,a crumbling and beautiful historic neighborhood, the museum surprises with a well curated and friendly…
Trolley House, Mt. Lebanon, Pa., 8 x 10 in. Oil on Linen
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Mt. Lebanon, PA. Plein Air Paint Out, Oct. 2-6, 2012

I was invited to participate in  the first year of the annual Plein Air  paint out in Mt. Lebanon, Pa.,  a suburb of Pittsburgh. It was a well run event, the brainchild of David and Linda Csont. David had participated in the Easton Plein…
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My Lightweight Plein Air Painting Equipment

Thought some people might be interested in the equipment I took with me on my latest Plein Air travel trip to Australia and Bali. 1. I purchased a new super lightweight Manfroto tripod, model MKC3-PO1. 2.I used my trusty (and now 10 year…
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Campobello Island Landscape Painting Trip

At the beginning of July, I took a three-day painting trip up to beautiful Campobello Island, just over the border from Maine in New Brunswick, Canada. It is about a four and a half hour ride from Portland, Maine, and your last stop in Maine…
Getting Ready, 7 x10 in., Oil on Museum Board
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New London Plein Air Competition

July 7 and 8th, 2012, I participated in my first outdoor painting competition, this one to coincide with New London, Ct.’s Op-Sail event; an annual tall ship and street festival. I was pleased to win one of the prizes for one of the paintings…