In a recent conversation with a fellow artist, I lamented the fact that I couldn’t paint like artist X or artist Y. I think most of us have these feelings of jealousy mixed with aspiration towards certain artists whose work we admire. But then my friend said something that I found quite profound: You are not that artist.
Of course this is true, on a literal level. But it is also true on a spiritual level. I am of the belief that meaningful art can only come from a place that is personal.
Southern Pines Flower Farm 5361 Curly Hill Road Pipersville, PA 18947 October 22 – 23 10am – 5pm
The drawing above is of my beloved pet rabbit, Pancake. He likes to lay in the sunspots on the floor and will usually sit long enough for me to make a quick sketch. Animals and wildlife bring joy into my life. I’m pleased to be part of the Traditional Artists Show, a group exhibit featuring myself and other area artists, that supports the Aark Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education. This fantastic non-profit wildlife rehabilitation and education center makes it its mission to rehabilitate
Select prints are now available through Sebastian Foster. Each is printed on archival cotton paper and hand-signed by me. I couldn’t be happier with the quality and I’m excited to give new life to these works in this way.
This workshop offers a guided learning opportunity to immerse yourself in a multi-day experience painting outdoors with me. We will paint together at the peaceful Bluebird Hill Retreat, a serene country getaway created by visual artists, located in picturesque Santa Fe, TN. The distractions that dominate everyday life are suspended here and our sole purpose will be to paint and talk about painting. For more information, please visit the Bluebird Hill Retreat website!… Read more ...
So pleased to have my painting Trattoria Pesce Pasta included in the January/February issue of Fine Art Connoisseur (mid-right, page 56). The painting is part of the Hospitality Endures portfolio piece and I’d say I’m in some pretty good company.