Honoring The Legacy of David Park


Thrilled to have this painting selected to be in a figurative show at Santa Clara University called “Honoring The Legacy Of David Park”.  It will be up most of April.  Opening is April 15 from 5-7 with a panel discussion at 4.  The show will feature artists Kyle Staver and Jennifer Pochinski and will include 35 additional artists who were chosen by the 4 person jury.  First exhibit for my new figurative work!

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Getting ready for Open Studio 2016

Open Studio is happening this weekend and next. Come by! 1025 Carleton St., #6 Berkeley, Ca. Open 10 am to 6 pm. Wheelchair accessible and dog friendly. Lots of paintings and prints and refreshments.

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In Process

Berry Picker (in process)

Working on this painting of our friend Madeleine who is picking blackberries in our orchard.  I am liking it at this point and hoping I can keep this energy in the final product.  We will see!

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New Year, New Work


Starting to add some people to my work!  This is “My Handy Man” which is Oil/Linen and 24″ x 18″.  Amazing how Bill can haul that ladder around with one hand!

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New Show: Highwire Cafe in Berkeley

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2049 San Pablo, south of University Ave.  510 647-5270.  The show will be up until November 22.

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On The Road


9/27/15  Watercolor and pencil sketch form the porch at Olana.  Frederick Church built this elaborate mansion with an extraordinary view of the Hudson River.  The house is surrounded by hills and ponds that were once a working farm.

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Here I am putting the third varnish on “Happy To Serve”.  And now it is on its way to serving someone else.  It is going to a very good home and I am delighted to sell it to A.S.  There are still lots more paintings available at Lauren’s in Boonville.  And…I will give 10% off to any resident of Anderson Valley until the end of the show (October 15).  Don’t hesitate!

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Berkeley City Hall 2015-2016

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Two paintings now hanging at Berkeley City Hall until Spring in 2016.  Felt good to see my work “holding it down” in the Downtown!

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New work from the studio


Two new paintings, 24″ x 20″, Oil/Linen.  On the left is “Hope For The Future” and on the right is “Carpe Diem”.  Both will be exhibited during September and October at Lauren’s Restaurant in Boonville, CA.  I had hoped to finish the other two but….

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Exploring monoprints with Livia


Thanks to friend and fellow artist Livia Stein for giving me a great introduction to Monoprinting.  We had a very nice day together at her studio.  On the left is a wet plate waiting to be printed and on the right is my day’s work.

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