Monthly Archives: November 2009

Holiday sale

I’m offering some new limited edition prints of paintings available from now until the end of December. My professional printer uses a giclée printing process with archival inks guaranteed to be fade resistant for up to 200 years. These vibrant … Continue reading

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Post Thanksgiving

Buddy the cat got the raw liver from my free range turkey (courtesy township/volunteer work) and gobbled it up. He then conked out for the rest of the day on my woodpile. This caught my eye today as I browsed … Continue reading

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Late November paintings

The light is inspiring this time of year. Golden afternoons and crisp evenings. Alizarin, oranges and ochres combine to make stunning contrasts. The foxes live in the border between my property and the houses beyond. I hear them calling each … Continue reading

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Asparagus Bed

The newest painting of the asparagus bed gone to seed in my garden. The afternoon light makes the fern-like fronds of the asparagus a brilliant deep yellow. This golden light is particular to this time of year- autumn- and since … Continue reading

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Sam Gilliam on what it means to be an artist

Gilliam juried my work into an exhibit last spring at Philadelphia’s Woodmere Museum of Art and I love that he says success for an artist is in just ‘doing it’, more than anything else. And that change is a routine part … Continue reading

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New paintings and a salon for storytellers

A series of new fall paintings. October. Oil on canvas panel 8″x10″ 2009. (sold)   November. Oil on canvas panel 8″x10″ 2009.   November II. Oil on canvas panel 8″x10″ 2009. Last night I went over to a friend’s 1732 … Continue reading

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To conjecture and not to test is the mark of a savage

That’s from George Polya, who was Professor Emeritus at Stanford and a mathematician who wrote the 1968 book I’m reading on math; ‘Mathematics and Plausible Reasoning, Volume II – Patterns of Plausible Inference’. The father of problem solving. I like the … Continue reading

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