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exhibition news

oil painting of pink geranium in antique bottle
pink geranium, 8×10″

I am pleased to share that “Pink geranium,” 8×10″, was given the Award in Memory of Gus, Grace and Ty in the Phillips’ Mill 90th Annual Art Exhibition in New Hope, PA. Open daily 1-5 p.m. Sept. 21 – Oct. 27. I will be the visiting artist at Phillips’ Mill on Saturday, Sept. 21, 1 – 3 p.m.

The Phillips’ Mill juried art exhibition, long-recognized as the most prestigious art show in the Delaware Valley, holds its exhibit each year in the fall. First held in 1929, the show attracts the best work of hundreds of artists … Read more ...

Nothing to lose: taking risks when painting

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about taking risks when painting. In fact, risk-taking has become an integral part of my process. I will wipe out, paint over, glaze, scumble, and do whatever it takes to get at what I’m trying to communicate in a painting. I take risks to grow as a painter and to push past hurdles. Sometimes I ruin a painting in the process, but if the painting was mediocre or unresolved, then I didn’t lose anything.

He has nothing,
thus has nothing to lose.

-Lao tzu, Tao te ching
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