Category Archives: Fine Art

How Los Alamos Became a Ranch School – Los Alamos Historical Society Lecture

Sharon Snyder’s excellent presentation in the Los Alamos Historical Society Lecture Series –  “How Los Alamos Became a Ranch School.” My painting “Los Alamos Before the Storm” is mentioned.

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“Los Alamos Before the Storm” hanging at Los Alamos Historical Museum

The Los Alamos Historical Society presented the Los Alamos Centennial Celebration and Gala at the Los Alamos Historical Museum in September. My painting “Los Alamos Before the Storm” was installed in the museum for the celebration, and still hangs there … Continue reading

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My painting “My Mother’s Pitcher,” sold in Stratford upon Avon, England.

@twiterartexhibit #TAE17 Informed me today that my painting of “My Mother’s Pitcher” was sold at the Stratford upon Avon ArtsHouse. This painting is of a pitcher my mother created during her art school days. I love the pitcher’s form. Mom … Continue reading

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Invited Speaker at The Lutheran Church of St. Andrew

I am an invited speaker on October 19, for “Common Ground” at The Lutheran Church of St. Andrew. Topic: Holy Images: Art & Christianity St. Andrew is located at 153000 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20905. For information, and … Continue reading

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Invitational Juried Exhibit

I have been invited to exhibit in the “Blossoms of Hope,” 7th Annual Howard County Juried Theme Show. This show will raise awareness and funds for The Claudia Mayer/Tina Broccolino Cancer Resource Center of Howard County Hospital (CMTBCRC). Proceeds from … Continue reading

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Good King Wenceslas

While I was listening to Bing Crosby croon, “Good King Wenceslas,” the news was full of worrisome confusion about how to handle refugees fleeing from barbaric war conditions. Bing sang about a good king and his page, who walked through … Continue reading

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Oil Painters of America Showcase Painting Competition

I’ve entered “Bosc I” in the Oil Painters of America Showcase Painting Competition. The garden work had to wait until after I painted this delightful pear. Bosc I

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Monsoon Mesa

“Monsoon Mesa” is an 18″ x 12″ oil painting of a New Mexico monsoon. I used to walk alone across a mesa to get home from school. At times I had to walk through dark afternoon monsoon rains. The sudden … Continue reading

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Oil Painters of America Fall 2013 Online Showcase

I’m grateful to be a member of Oil Painters of America, and so very happy to have oil painting as a part of my life. I’ve just entered a pear in the OPA online showcase. This pear kept me from … Continue reading

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Pigment Passion

One part of Vasari Classic Artists’ Oil Colors’ mission is to make the best oil paint possible. Handcrafted. And yes, expensive. Skeptic me decided to stop reading about it and try some. Oh dear. I confess that beautifully pigmented oil … Continue reading

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