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My approach to oil painting has been informed by the classical painting techniques of the Old Masters which I studied for several years with Barbara Johnson. It is an absorbing but time consuming process which can produce subtle, jewel-like tones through layers of applied glazes. Among contemporary artists, my paintings have been influenced by Randall Deihl, Scott Prior and Jane Lund, whose work is representative of the neorealist school of regional art in Western Massachusetts.   I am irresistibly drawn to Vermeer and Hopper, who capture the holiness of light in intimate moments of solitude and reflection. I look upon art as more of a craft than a means of individual expression.  For me, the work itself is a form of meditation.  It is a creative process that absorbs the hand and heart.  I am informed and humbled by centuries of tradition and inspired by contemporary artists who have mastered their medium and whose visions have enriched our perceptions of the world we inhabit

The Apostle, 2013,  charcoal drawing, 9"x12"


The Kid, 2014,  pen and ink, 8"x10"



Purple Tops, 2017, oil on canvas 16"x20"



Roxy, 2018, pastel drawing 8 1/2"x11"


Night Game, 2019, oil on canvas 18"x24"




The Lee Shore, 2020, oil on canvas, 16"x20"



Hopper's House, 2018, oil on canvas 16"x20"




Red Line, 2018, oil on canvas 24"x48"





Twilight at Pochet Neck, 2018, oil on canvas, 16"x20"




Closed for the Season, 2019, oil on canvas, 16"x20"





Namequoit Morning, 2019, oil on canvas, 16"x20"






Morning Ritual, 2020, oil on canvas, 20"x24"



Cold Snap, 2020, oil on panel, 9"x12"




Nightfall Along the Charles, 2020, oil on linen, 8"x10"