Monochrome Wildlife Studies on Display in Holiday Show at The Dana Gallery in Missoula, Montana

Posted by on Dec 4, 2015
Monochrome Wildlife Studies on Display in Holiday Show at The Dana Gallery in Missoula, Montana

I was honored to be invited to participate The Dana Gallery holiday show this year. The three pieces selected were sepia monochrome wildlife texture studies. Painted with water soluble oil on coated heavy-weight paper, studies like these are used to explore new painting techniques and animal anatomy prior to starting larger pieces of work. All three pieces are for sale. […]

Winter Landscape Wins “Best of Show” in the 44th Annual Juried Valley Art Center Exhibit in Chagrin Falls, Ohio

Posted by on Nov 12, 2015
Winter Landscape Wins “Best of Show” in the 44th Annual Juried Valley Art Center Exhibit in Chagrin Falls, Ohio

Having successfully participated in juried shows all over the country the past three years, winning the top award in a prestigious exhibition close to home is a very special and meaningful experience. The two pieces entered and accepted in the show are monochrome winter landscapes of the Chagrin River. The medium is water soluble oil on coated heavy weight paper. Sheet […]

Large Panel Paintings Featured in Solo Show at the CanalWay Visitors Center in Cuyahoga Heights, Ohio

Posted by on Nov 12, 2015
Large Panel Paintings Featured in Solo Show at the CanalWay Visitors Center in Cuyahoga Heights, Ohio

If you visit the Cleveland Metroparks Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation over the holidays, please stop by the Leonard Krieger CanalWay Center while you’re there. I have a series of large panel paintings on display through January 3, 2016. The entrance to the park is located at 4524 East 49th Street in Cuyahoga Heights. For more information about the Ohio & […]

Bison Paintings Included in “Wild ‘N Free” Gala & Art Auction in Denver on October 23rd to Benefit the Buffalo Field Campaign

Posted by on Oct 5, 2015
Bison Paintings Included in “Wild ‘N Free” Gala & Art Auction in Denver on October 23rd to Benefit the Buffalo Field Campaign

Two of my bison paintings will be included in the Wild ‘N Free Gala & Art Auction being held on October 23, 2015 at the Artwork Network Gallery located at 878 Santa Fe in Denver, Colorado. The evening will consist of gourmet food and cocktails, live music, a Silent Auction, Live Auction, and a Paddle Raiser event. Wild ‘N Free Gala & Art Auction […]

Visiting the National Bison Range

Posted by on Jun 3, 2015
Visiting the National Bison Range

On my recent trip to Montana to attend the opening of the Icons of the West exhibition at the Dana Gallery in Missoula, I included a visit to the National Bison Range. I wanted to spend time observing and photographing the primary subject matter of my three bison paintings in the show. It was a wonderful experience. From […]

Icons of the West Exhibition in Missoula, Montana

Posted by on May 26, 2015
Icons of the West Exhibition in Missoula, Montana

For a second year in a row, my work is represented in the Dana Gallery’s Icons of the West national juried show. This year’s exhibition was the gallery’s most competitive yet, with over 500 art works entered and only 100 chosen. To celebrate, I treated myself to a quick trip to Missoula, Montana to attend the opening […]

Celebrating the American Bison

Posted by on May 3, 2015
Celebrating the American Bison

Western landscapes have always had a unique appeal for me—in art and in real life. When I have the opportunity to travel in the western United States and Canada, I like spending time in the national parks and wilderness areas. Wanting to participate in the western-themed national juried shows, I decided to concentrate my initial efforts on depicting the seasonal […]

Waterfalls

Posted by on May 2, 2015
Waterfalls

Moving water has always had a special appeal to me, Maybe it’s the sound falling water makes. Being an action painter, I also think the speed of the water and the way the scene is constantly changing holds my interest. I never get tired of observing water on the move. Here in the Northeast Ohio, we’re blessed with a […]

Ravens and Crows

Posted by on May 2, 2015
Ravens and Crows

A number of national juried shows are themed to celebrate avian wildlife. Wanting to enter some of these shows prompted me to start a series of paintings with ravens and crows as the subject matter. Painting these wonderfully smart and entertaining birds is also of personal interest to me. Growing up on a small farm, I had a pet […]

Painting the Desert

Posted by on May 1, 2015
Painting the Desert

In 2014, I had the opportunity to add the rugged landscapes of the American western desert to my painting subject matter. In recognition of a long-standing tradition between artists and the national parks, and specifically Joshua Tree’s impact on artists and visitors from around the globe, the Joshua Tree National Park Council for the Arts created an annual Art Exposition […]

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