Casper Nights

Casper Nights

Wyoming is a great place for artists to travel and let the landscape capture the imagination. Under the immense moonlit sky at night, are these towering rocks the ruins of ancient cities? Or just tiny anthills? When perspective shifts, the mind expands, and this work...
Screamer on the Snake River

Screamer on the Snake River

As I translated a watercolor sketch to oil the painting seemed to take on a life of its own. Believe it or not, the brush actually moved itself! In my shock and awe I barely noticed the flashing lights and loud hums coming from outside my studio. I woke up several...
Volcanic Coast

Volcanic Coast

Another composition/color harmony/design experiment. Though conceptual, it is influenced by my time here on the Oregon coast, where black volcanic rock can often be seen tumbling away from the land and into the ocean surf. This piece was recently selected as the “pick...
Teacher and Student

Teacher and Student

Mother nature doesn’t think in terms of composition, color harmony or design values, but go on a hike in Oregon and you’ll find these artistic principles all around you. So, I try to learn from the master. This is one experiment I loved well enough to hang at my...

Her Hills

Painted entirely with a palette knife, this is a copy of a plein air work I did of Billings Pond in Ashland during June last year. I enjoyed the challenge of recreating the scene in a contemporary/abstract style – in the end, it feels much more personal. Price:...

Sacred Mustard

Scenic Hills Cemetery in Ashland lives up to its name. Stunning views of the surrounding Southern Oregon hills bring a sense of perspective and serenity. With the wild mustard flowers in bloom, this hidden treasure gives off a golden aura. SOLD Media: Oil on canvas...