I love to paint. I love to play with the unspoken elements of the visual experience. I enjoy painting from direct observation. Observing nature I become connected with my environment. In essence I enjoy a visual call and response, a sensing affair, with my surroundings. I use the language of art to express a certain perceived order and harmony, relationships and unity. There is the outer dance of color shapes within the visual field and the inner call for presence that gives rise to each mark, each color-shape on the canvas.
Both Plein Air and Alla Prima paintings are completed, excepting final touch ups, in one sitting. The Plein Air paintings are completed outdoors, and the Alla Prima, indoors. In Fluid you will see some paintings started and completed in the studio.
Please contact me if you would like to view the work. I live in downtown Charlottesville, Virginia.
Juried Gallery Memberships
McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA
CoArt Gallery, Staunton, VA
Recent Group Shows
Annual Bath County Art Show, Hot Springs, VA, 2017
McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA. Summer and Winter 2013 to 2018
McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, Associate Gallery 2018
Recent Solo Shows
McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA September 2013
Art on the Trax, Crozet, VA, March 2014
McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA June 2015
McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA, April 2016
Westminster Canterbury, Charlottesville, VA, October 2017
Writer House, Charlottesville, VA March 2019
Upcoming Solo Shows
McGuffey Art Center Gift Shop, May 2019
Upcoming Group Shows:
CoArt Floral Show, Staunton, VA, May 2019
McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA, June 2019
City Space, Charlottesville, VA, November 2019