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Cloud Study on Arches Oil Paper

Cloud Study, 3″ x 9″, Oil on Arches Oil Paper, 2016 As I work on new ideas for different pieces, wait for current work to dry, or just want to push paint around and study form, I like to do smaller sized oil studies on paper.  As I mentioned in a previous post, I’ve been […]

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Work in progress – Into the West

The early stages – Into the West, 11″ x 14″, Oil on linen As usual, I’m juggling multiple works in progress. This is a new piece recently started, and I finally had some time over the last few days to get back to it. I’m always interested to see an artist’s process, especially the early […]

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Self Portrait Evolution

It’s always interesting to go back and look at how your style as an artist and approach to a medium evolves over years of repetition and work. The three paintings above represent a time period from 2009 to the present. They are in chronological order running counter clockwise starting with Grandpa’s Hat, 30″ x 40″, Oil […]

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New Small Works

East Hills Station, 5″ x 7″, Oil on Panel, 2016 For the last year I’ve been  working on smaller sized oil paintings along with my larger pieces on canvas and panel. These paintings focus on mostly rural and urban landscape as well as the figure. As with all my work, I am focused more on […]

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BBAC Spring Term 2016 Classes

Gloaming, 18″ x 36″, Oil on canvas, 2016 on display now at the BBAC Faculty Show   This upcoming Spring Term 2016 I will be teaching Draw & Paint: Advanced Studio, Painting: Contemporary Landscape, and Painting: Contemporary Portrait in Oil at the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center.  For registration info click here Draw & Paint: Advanced Studio This […]

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Winter Term 2015

I will be teaching Painting: Contemporary Portrait in Oil and Contemporary Landscape Painting this upcoming Winter Term 2015 at the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center: http://bbartcenter.org/ There are still spaces available for both of these classes. For more information or to register for Painting: Contemporary Portrait in Oil click here. For more information or to register for Contemporary Landscape Painting click […]

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The Scarab Club

I’m honored to have my most recent painting Storm Over Sea #5 selected for The Scarab Club’s 101st Annual Gold Medal Exhibition, and to have been awarded the First Place/Gold Medal. The exhibition will run until January 3. Please visit The Scarab Club’s website for hours and directions: http://scarabclub.org/

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