This composition has been in my dreams for a few weeks, thinking about winter sunlight, and the play of yellow, blue and grey.
A gouache and watercolor New Years painting of a lagoon in the Hugh Taylor Birch State Park in Ft. Lauderdale, FL on New Years Day 2021. So wonderful to have the ability to be in the forest for a while, thinking about the light, the color and the possibilities for the coming year.
This is one of my favorite places near our cabin. I painted this as it was snowing and everything was in a kind of suspension.
I think about light and color, how they are manifestations of the same phenomenon, how they make me feel, all the time. I think I’m probably obsessed with the subject. It has played out in my work as a lighting designer in the theater, and it comes up here in my painting and drawing. These… Continue reading Morning Shade
I had the chance to work plein air today. It was incredibly clear, but also cold on this crisp December afternoon. I had begun another work (still in progress) and thought to go home, but the car would not start. I had to call AAA and wait for a bit. To make sure that the… Continue reading Schoharie Creek December Afternoon
This plein air oil painting was sold today by the Red Dog Gallery in Winston-Salem. The two structures date from the historic Moravian settlement of Salem, North Carolina. The building on the left is an outdoor oven and on the right is the barn for the house. There is such incredible beauty in this old… Continue reading Oven and Barn, Old Salem NC
So grateful to the new owner of “Captain Jack’s Wharf, Provincetown, West End” for sending me this photo of the framed painting. Thank you to all the collectors of art. You are keeping artists alive!