COAL AS SUBJECT

Concern, thought, observation and creativity fuel my artistic work…and speaking of “fuel”, the worrisome harm caused by continued mining, transporting and burning of coal remains at the top of my list of subject matters to paint.  My personal experience ... 

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ONE COAL CAR

And the painting goes on… I wondered, now that 2015 is here, whether I would continue referencing in my art the concern I have for the pollution and destruction caused by burning, mining and transporting of coal.  The subject matter can get depressing, especially when one realizes ... 

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Painting at the End of Summer in New Mexico

The beauty of the mountains and land in Abiquiu, New Mexico inspired these two watercolors that I painted with immense pleasure.  I spent a week at Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu just at the end of summer this year and painted every day in those glorious surroundings. “To me it is the best place in the world,” Georgia O’Keeffe said (at 94) of Ghost Ranch.  I tend to agree with her! Read more
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AIR

This is the second in a new painting series calling attention to the air we breathe.  These works are part of a larger group of work I began in January reflecting my concern about the burning, transportation, and mining of coal.

A recent article posted by the University of Southern California ... 

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Remembering

Today marks the 13th anniversary of the tragic attacks on the twin towers.  Three days after 9/11 I created this oil painting and today is the first time I am showing this piece.

September 11, 2014 is also the thirteenth anniversary of the death of a family member, Amy Jarret, who was ... 

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SUMMER TRAVELS

Above is my piece, “And It Rained”- I painted this piece with a garish color, which to me seemed like acid rain. Air pollution causes this rain which is becoming dangerous for the life of every living creature.

How did a photo of laundry hanging out to dry in Croatia inspire my latest ... 

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