Foot of the Mesa

I love how the sky and the snow contrast with the warmth of the adobe. This is why we call New Mexico the “Land of Extreme Enchantment”! Price: $300 Media: Oil on canvas Size: 8″x10″  

Vista Linda

On a recent sultry day I ventured southwest of Taos with my brushes, paints and canvas to capture the spring sage and chamisa bloom. This vista captured me with the many blue hues – from the sky to the Taos mountains, in the shadows on the adobe and of course...

First Encounter/Taos Mountain

I have a friend who lives on a high mesa at the base of the mountain, and she invited me up to paint. Using a knife, oil and canvas, I got to know this mass of rock that lends a mystical quality to life in Taos, New Mexico. Even on a cold spring day, the mountain...

Icon

This church, called San Francisco de Asis, is the most photographed church in America. It was built between 1772 and 1816, and the community of Rancho de Taos sprung up around it. It was a favorite subject for Ansel Adams, Georgia O’Keefe, and many other...

Aqui Rio Grande

In the dry southwest, the river cuts through the desert like a knife and leaves an impression both on the landscape and the people who live in it. Under the blazing blue sky, spring’s colors came to their fullest potential – creating a dynamic but peaceful...

Passages

Most often we notice the starting and end points of a journey, not the passages between. This blue gate demands to be noticed, while at the same time it invites us into the sun-dappled world beyond. Seeing it near my house always gives me a smile – who knows...