This painting was accepted into the contest and exposition “On the Rooftops” in the Salon Aguado, at the Mairie of the 9th arrondissement of Paris. The exposition and contest is in support of Paris’s bid for its rooftops to be included as one of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites. It is organized by the Mayor of the 9th arrondissement, Delphine Bürkli. You are cordially invited to attend the vernissage on Tuesday the 31st March … Read more
Dear Friends and Family, A Go-Bag or Bug-Out Bag originally refered to a backpack containing enough supplies to survive for up to 72 hours. In the event of a disaster, you would have everything you need already packed and ready to go, or at least near at hand. A more friendly use of the term go-bag includes a kit of materials and supplies for a particular job or event, like a student’s bag, a … Read more
Dear Friends and Family, Above is an unfinished piece entitled FAIRMOUNT THEATER II, which I started in March. I present it here as an uncropped photo of the painting, so you can be sure it is unfinished. The first version of this theater was featured in my September 30, 2013 post. Click here to see it. With the recent school vacations and Holidays, life has been a bit hectic. We managed a … Read more
Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face. Victor Hugo Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/keywords/winter.html#br2wPZf2IGuSBgwX.99 Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face. Victor Hugo Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/keywords/winter.html#br2wPZf2IGuSBgwX.99 Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face. ~Victor Hugo Dear Friends, You all know that I love to paint en plein air. But when the weather is cold and I haven’t painted outdoors for … Read more
Dear Friends and Family, This is the scene from my daughter Bella’s room. During the day, especially Saturday, the sound of children filling this little square/playground easily reaches our apartment, across the street, on the second floor. I’m happy to open the windows to hear their voices. I painted this picture from my window, on one of the first of the really warm days of spring. A still cool morning, the children had not … Read more
We’ve moved! Studio, home, everything, from Saint Germain-en-laye, to Paris. One last photo of the studio on 1 rue Saint Louis…. Our new address is: 34 rue Notre-Dame de Lorette, 75009 Paris
Study for “David and Mary’s House,” begun in Les Cerqueux-sous-Passavant, (the Catacombs under Passavant), France. Just south of Angers. (updated January 30, 2012) Oil on Canvas, 61 x 50 centimeters David and Mary’s House
More coming soon!