I try to get into the studio every day, at least for a few minutes. Some days that means flipping on the light before dawn while I drink my coffee, grabbing a quick look at whatever I’ve got in progress before heading off to whatever damned thing is going to keep me away from my […]
It’s been a spectacularly beautiful summer here. I’ve hung both I Am The Sailor and Wild White Veils in my living room – it makes me feel like I’m swimming in the cool sparkling waters of the lake near my home. Just like the rippling waters of a lake or the ocean, these paintings are complex, dark, moody […]
Come see my newest work at the Arundel Art Show this Saturday, August 17th, from 10 until 4.
Snow has fallen early in my little corner of the world, but I wanted to share some of the sights and insights that have been inspiring me lately. I’ve been finishing up the work I was doing over the summer, which more often than not just means letting the paintings sit for awhile, until they […]
“Water is formless. Yet the lack of form implies neither chaos nor fragmentation. Water enjoys the purest unity, a seamlessness that can never be torn. The hydrogen within it accounts for its magical ability to stay congealed.” – John O’Donoghue I’ve recently completed several paintings that I’ve been working on since spring. The two […]
One of my earliest memories is peering through a screen of ferns and branches, looking out at sparkling blue waters like these. I can never get enough of it. If the sun is shining, I need to see it, every day. It’s been a beautiful summer, and I’m grateful to have been able to spend […]
I’ve always loved walking in the woods, especially on a crisp wintery day. Recently, I came upon the Japanese concept of Shinrinyoku, or “forest bathing”, which means to go deep into the woods where everything is silent and peaceful. Just being in the forest, seeking relaxation. It’s supposed to have calming, rejuvenating and restorative benefits. […]