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2018 Shows and Exhibits

I have a very full summer of outdoor shows, indoor exhibits, special events, benefits, and permanent gallery displays. If you’re in the neighborhood, please stop by to say hello.   OUTDOOR SHOWS  Mondays: Monday Painters / 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. every Monday  In front of the Gazebo, 713 Main St. in Dennis June 25… read more

Art auction in Eastham on Cape Cod

Very happy to be part of the special art auction being held at the Eastham Library to benefit the historic Chapel in the Pines. A silent auction is happening now until 5:30 p.m. Saturday, followed by a live auction at 6 p.m. There’s some amazing stuff: paintings, drawings, photography, sculpture, jewelry, and experiences.   If… read more

Local Color Gallery Opens May 22

Local Color Gallery opens at 5:00 pm on May 22 for the 2014 season with a kick off reception for a group show entitled ” Water’s Edge”. The show will run from May 22 to June 22.  I am one of the local artists who will be there to greet visitors. Please stop in and see… read more

Cape Cod Spring

Here on Cape Cod the daffodils are finally popping open their bright yellow bonnets for us all to enjoy. I have had a busy winter painting my Cape Cod seascapes and landscapes. It feels like coming out of a long hibernation. It was a long, cold snowy winter, but in my studio I spent the… read more

My Cape Cod seascape and landscape oil paintings exhibit

Thanks to all who came to the reception last night for my exhibit of Cape Cod seascapes and landscapes at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod in South Yarmouth. My framed oil paintings will be there through Sunday, May 6. If you’ve never been to the center, and find yourself on Cape Cod looking for something… read more

New paintings, new ideas

To an artist, winter on Cape Cod means time – time to spend valuable hours painting in my studio. One benefit of this time is the freedom to try some new techniques. I’ve always been a fan of wet-into-wet painting, and I still am spending plenty of time doing that. I still find wet-into-wet very… read more

New Cape Cod seascape paintings

After a very busy summer and fall, full of shows and exhibits, I’m happy to say that I have updated this site to display 11 new pieces of art depicting Cape Cod seascapes, marshes, and shores.   From foggy flats on the north side of the Cape to appealing dune paths beckoning to the soft… read more

A artist’s July on Cape Cod

July, glorious July!   This is what we wait for all through the snowy cold winter and cool wet spring. And July of 2011 has not disappointed.   We have had some quintessential Cape Cod weather. The beaches are spectacular with blue skies, bright blue water, light breezes, and shimmering sand. The marshes are lush summer… read more

A new art gallery announcement

I’m thrilled to announce that my oil paintings are on exhibit – and for sale – at a second gallery: Local Color at 1625 Main St. in West Chatham.   This is a new gallery, operated by artist Julie Dykens. The phone number is 508-348-1661.   I’m still very much part of Eastwind Gallery, located… read more

What exactly is the ebb tide?

In June, the Cape Cod Art Association is having an exhibit called “Points of View – Art Interprets Music”. Last fall, artists chose a song to use for inspiration in their artwork, be it an oil or watercolor painting, a sculpture, a photograph, etc. When I looked over the list of songs, I spotted “Ebb… read more