August 22, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

I have re-written my Artist Statement for what must be the zillionth time! As artists we are supposed to have a brief statement describing our work. Sounds easy enough until you try to write one. Trying to put what your visual work is about in words is hard enough. Trying to put that into a FEW words is almost impossible!

I could write a book about what my paintings are about and still not come close to describing why, how and what my art is about. There are so many subjects to cover and so many points about each subject and they all relate to each other. Then those subjects about my art inevitably relate to my life, my personality, my life's events and more. Throw in the history of art and how my art and techniques relate to that; add...

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August 9, 2014 @ 1:20 PM

My new Florida painting celebrates the colors and moods of the Florida summer or as we call it the rainy season. Every afternoon the huge white cloudheads build and build in the deep blue sky untill they burst with the aftrnoon rainstorms and then as quickly as they came they are gone again, the sun is back and it is as if it never rained!

In the Florida summer the greens are greener, the blues are intense, everything is growing so fast you can just about see it and it is HOT and HUMID - and I wouldn't want to miss it for the world! Here's my new painting that celbrates the Tropical summer in South Florida

"Summer Mangrove Melody" Oil 40" x 60"

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