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2nd Place at the Fair, August 27, 2011

I just learned that my painting “Wooded Stream” took 2nd Place in Oils at the Champlain Valley Exposition in Essex Junction, VT.       “Wooded Stream” 16 x 20 Oil on canvas    

Art on the Fence, Stowe, VT August 6, 2011

Art on the Fence I recently participated in an outdoor art exhibit sponsored by the Green Mountain Fine Art Gallery, in Stowe, VT.   Here was my setup of several Vermont plein air landscapes, including “Cows on Bryce Hill” which I painted one day in early June up on Bryce Hill Road in Cambridge. I… read more

2011 NVAA Old Red Mill Exhibit in Jericho, VT

I have two paintings currently on exhibit at the Old Red Mill in Jericho, VT. This annual exhibit showcases artists from the Northern Vermont Artists Association and runs through the end of September.   This is the Jericho Town Library which I painted last month from the Town Green on a beautiful, hot summer morning. … read more

Painting at the beach

Earlier this month I spent the day at Alburg State Park Dunes, one of the longest sandy beaches on Lake Champlain, in northern Vermont, where I live. The day was hot and humid, the beach crowded with people. While the rest of my family set up chairs by the water, I scouted out a good spot under some trees to set up my easel… read more