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Paintings Going Up In the Gallery

I delivered my paintings for the Colonial Williamsburg People and Places show at the Stewart Gallery today. I hung around long enough to take a couple of photos as the gals there were deciding where and how to hang them all. Can’t wait until Friday evening to see the whole show. Bob Carlson has some amazing… Continue reading Paintings Going Up In the Gallery

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A tidbit…

tidbit noun | \ ˈtid-ˌbit  \variants: or less commonly titbit \ ˈtit-​ˌbit  \ Definition of tidbit 1: a choice morsel of food 2: a choice or pleasing bit (as of information) This is the definition from the Merriam-Webster on-line dictionary. And while this isn’t “food” per se, it is a pleasing peek of the paintings just finished that I haven’t posted yet. The first is from… Continue reading A tidbit…

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Building Suspense: Motivation to See it in Person

Most folks know I will be in a 2-artist show at the Stewart Gallery in Gloucester, VA opening on May 1, 2020. I have posted, so far, all of my paintings as they have been completed and in many cases included progress shots. But, after thinking about this and talking to other artists, I realized… Continue reading Building Suspense: Motivation to See it in Person

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Fast or Slow: It’s Relative

I visited my local Farmer’s Market a couple of weeks ago and ran into a number of folks who follow me on this blog, on Facebook, or Instagram and have been excited to see the Colonial Williamsburg Series continuing. I was gifted with a lot of positive feedback but one comment was repeated by a… Continue reading Fast or Slow: It’s Relative

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One Veteran to Another

I got a bit off track with posting, but the painting continues in the Williamsburg series. So, in a nutshell, here are the progress shots (I didn’t take one every single day, but you can get the idea of the steps here: The photo I took from some distance away using a long lens of… Continue reading One Veteran to Another

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Stewart Gallery in May!

I was invited Thursday to participate in a two-person show at the Stewart Gallery in Gloucester, VA in May! I am deeply honored and very excited and scared to death all at the same time. The theme will be Colonial Williamsburg. My partner in this event will be announced at a future date, but if… Continue reading Stewart Gallery in May!

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7th Annual Art Speaks Juried Exhibition

Terribly excited to learn this morning that my painting, Beach Passage, was accepted into the 7th Annual Art Speaks Juried Exhibition at the Bay School Community Arts Center! This is a prestigious national show and I’ve entered several times previously but this is my first acceptance. Thank you so much to Janly Jaggard for giving… Continue reading 7th Annual Art Speaks Juried Exhibition