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Bita Beach, Green Turtle Cay, Bahamas 9″ x 12″ Oil on Gesso Board I spent January exploring the most fabulous 1.5 square miles, walking beaches instead of shoveling record snowfall in Colorado.Green Turtle Cay is one of the barrier islands off mainland Great Abaco The Bahamas. It is considered part of [...]
Sat, Jun 17, 2017
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“Dusting of Snow on Mount Blanca” 12″ x 14″ Giclee Print on Canvas, Stretched Sides printed black and ready to hang. I was recently contacted by a someone who grew up in the San Luis Valley but now lives in Utah. He misses the landscape of his home and nothing says SLV more [...]
Fri, Apr 14, 2017
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The Pikes Peak Watercolor Society invited me to do a demo at the Cottonwood Center for the Arts in Colorado Springs, Colorado. A gracious and enthusiastic group of painters welcomed me into their monthly meeting on October 19th. I treated them to series of quickly applied washes for the beginnings [...]
Fri, Oct 21, 2016
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Tuesday through Saturday 10 am – 5 pm Or call for appointment: 719-852-6976 The studio is loaded with original art plus signed, giclee prints and greeting cards. I'll be doing small watercolor paintings and/or oil pastel drawings each day of the open studio. These new pieces will be available immediately to the first [...]
Tue, Aug 02, 2016
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This painting began on an autumn afternoon in the Conejos Canyon in south-central Colorado. During the previous weekend as I drove home from Denver through the mountains, the roads were overrun with leaf-peepers. However, in this part of Colorado, no matter how beautiful the fall colors are they can be [...]
Mon, Feb 01, 2016
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The Colorado Creative Industries Division of the Office of Economic Development and International Trade (CCI), has awarded me with a Career Advancement grant. The grant is to be used toward developing, publishing and marketing my Children's Picture Book, Augustina, as well as a screenplay for animated film to accompany the [...]
Thu, Jan 28, 2016
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