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March and new paintings

The weather has finally turned. Today I sat in the sun studying, and later this week it might even be warm enough to paint on the sun porch. A few new works that I’m late in posting. March. Oil/canvas 24″x31″ … Continue reading

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Exhibit – Wayne Art Center

A 2009 spring painting, Ariettes Oublieés, will be shown at the Wayne Art Center’s members exhibit, juried by Michael Gallagher, a professor and painter at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. The exhibit runs from October 25th to November … Continue reading

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David Hockney pontificates and paints

I liked David Hockney’s early portraits but his latest landscapes are quite a surprise if you haven’t yet discovered them. They remind me of a modern Matisse who might have used a lot of dioxazine purple to offset his phthalo … Continue reading

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October paintings

On the third draft of this painting, I now consider it finished. An earlier version is shown in my September 18th posting. Flight, oil on canvas 19.5″x27.5″, 2009.   This is a small piece I worked on at around the … Continue reading

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Fall painting

I haven’t gotten back to this one in a couple of weeks, so it may transform further. Thus, no title as yet. I’ve been consumed with finding a residency in Ireland for next year, getting the house in relatively stable … Continue reading

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New work for early fall

One of two paintings from this past week after a magnificent late summer storm rolled in over the hills. Standing in a local park with a colleague on a break from archiving our township’s historic documents, we watched the sky … Continue reading

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Online art

I’ve been selling small paintings and limited edition prints online since January, mostly on Etsy, the Brooklyn based phenomenon for ‘handmade’ goods that launched back in 2005. 1000 Markets is another online retailer selling handcrafted artisan products of all kinds, … Continue reading

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Weekly painting

I’ve been going out to local farms for an internship program I coordinate and am always struck by the abundance of food and produce. So this painting has some basis in the concept of fruitful fields. I also listen to … Continue reading

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Painting to Mary Lou Williams, watching Marshall Ganz

This was once a failed painting, obliterated and now returned to life. Inspiration is spring and Atlanta born Mary Lou Williams’ 1974 ‘Zoning’ CD, on which are two pieces from her ‘Music for Peace’ mass, later called ‘Mary Lou’s Mass’. She’s a … Continue reading

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April weather

While the south was having tornadoes, we had our first thunderstorm last week. Always inspiring. Spring is bringing with its new blooms a burst of creativity.  Storm over Lancaster Avenue, 16″x20″, canvas on board

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