Last Competition for this piece!

Last year I entered my pastel ‘I Have My Eye on You’ into its last competition before ‘retiring’ it from competitions. I forgot all about it and was thrilled to get an email a month ago from the Editor of International Artist Magazine telling...

The Therapy of Painting a Deceased Loved One

I have the luxury of being a painter, and I specialize in portraiture. I have painted portraits for others of their deceased loved ones where there is no emotional attachment for me. What is it like to paint your own deceased loved one? I recently completed an oil...

Savvy Painter Podcast

HI everyone. I am pleased to add this link to the current Savvy Painter Podcast in which I was a participant. I won Second Place in the 2017 Savvy Painter Online Competition and part of my award was to be a part of this great podcast with the two other top award...

Looking to 2018

Happy New Year Everyone. During this coming week a few of my fellow studio mates and myself will sit down and write down our art goals for the new year. it is an exercise we enjoy, and it is enlightening to see how we did with our goals from the previous year. The act...

The holidays are coming!

Join me in Studio 452 at the Hungerford for Black Friday weekend!  Shop for originality this year not mass production! Now that would make an impression on your loved ones to get a gift of an original than one of many. Holiday Special!  Buy one of my originals and get...