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Decade In Review: Cell Phone Conversations 2014 & 2015

Hi!  By the time the decade hit the middle years, cell phones and smart phones where everywhere.  And, today’s paintings for my mini review are all about cell phone conversations. Cell Phone Conversations And The Cat. Starting off with “Hang Up And Pet Me” from 2014, we have a woman sitting on a couch in […]

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Decade In Review: People As Subject in 2012 and 2013

Hi!  Continuing on in this mini review of the current decade, I’ll touch on 2012 and 2013 today. Since yesterday I featured works from the Toy Pony collection, I thought we would switch subjects.  In 2012 and 2013 I began working with people as subject. The first painting is from my “Just Sayin’…” series of […]

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“Hang Up & Read Me A Story” at Rogue Valley Biennial Art Exhibit

Greetings!  I’m pleased to say that my watercolor painting Hang Up & Read Me A Story was juried into the Rogue Valley Biennial Art Exhibit! Details About the Exhibit. The exhibition is hosted by the Rogue Gallery and Art Center in Medford OR.  It opened Friday, June 28th and runs through to August 2nd, 2019. […]

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Catalog Cover – California Watercolor Association

I recently received my copy of the catalog for the California Watercolor Association’s 45th Annual National Exhibition.  I was honored and pleased to see my painting “I Can’t Hear You…V8b” on the cover!   I’d like to extend a huge “thank you” to exhibition director Ms. Ruth Miller and all her volunteers. Ruth was a […]

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Watercolor Society of Oregon Traveling Exhibition

Happiness My painting “I Can’t Hear You” was been accepted into the Watercolor Society of Oregon’s  (WSO) 49th Annual Transparent Media Exhibition and selected for the WSO’s Traveling Exhibition. Traveling Exhibition Dates: Siuslaw Public Library, Florence – Dec. 2 to 31, 2014 1460 9th Street, Florence, OR 97439 Open daily: Mon 10 – 6; Tues & Wed […]

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CWA Exhibition January 15 – February 21, 2015

“Just Sayin’…V8b” My painting “Just Sayin’ …V8b” has been accepted California Watercolor Association’s 45th National Exhibition in Pleasanton, CA. California Exhibition Details Exhibition dates are January 15 through February 21st. The location is the Harrington Gallery at the Firehouse Arts Center. The Juror of Selection is Mr. Eric Wiegardt. The Juror of Award is Mr. Gary […]

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Value Studies – Why And How I Create Them

November is Value Study Month Earlier this month, I declared November to be “Value Study” month.  And, yet, I haven’t posted many studies.   Time for me to fix this problem!  By the way, do you create value studies? Bottomline Value studies help me analyze and develop my designs.  Its like creating a visual road […]

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Just Sayin’… Series Spin Offs

I’m starting to work on a couple of new series. They are spin offs of the “Just Sayin’…” series. Sort of reminds me of TV series spin offs.   I’m still looking at our culture’s love affair with cell phones. I know we have a “love affair” because I have a smart phone too. I […]

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Going to California – Just Sayin’…

Show Time YES!  For the first time, one of my paintings is going to California! My painting “Just Sayin’ V8b” has been accepted into the California Watercolor Association‘s 45th National Exhibition in Pleasanton, CA.   California Exhibition Details Exhibition dates are January 15 through February 21st.  The location is the Harrington Gallery at the Firehouse […]

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Thank You! And Hang Up & Pet Me

Thank You! I just won a Stillman & Birn Beta Series Sketchbook with Caran d’Ache Aquarelle Colored Pencil Set. I was one of the entries chosen for the February giveaway. I have a Stillman & Birn Sketchbook which I cherish. This new one I plan to use during my summer “coast to coast” travel adventure…sketching […]

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