Our Biosphere

Our Biosphere

Next week I’ll be taking this painting to the Indiana University Downtown Art Gallery in Kokomo.  The exhibit is entitled Biosphere. Our biosphere is where all life exists on Earth… land, sky and water. Artists were invited to share how they are inspired...
Golden Aspen

Golden Aspen

I think of Colorado when I see Aspen trees, their beautiful bark is a treat to behold, their heart-shaped leaves tell my story. In my past life, I went to the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Colorado in Boulder.  It was a three-year program, and I...
Luke 1:80

Luke 1:80

Occasionally I paint commissions, meaning someone contracts with me for a specific painting. This commission was for a collector I’ve worked with for more than a decade and was a gift for her grandchild.  The specifics were relative to size: 15×30″,...
Redbud Trees in the Spring

Redbud Trees in the Spring

One of my favorite times of year is when the redbud trees begin to show off their glorious springtime beauty. A number of years ago, we planted about 20 redbud saplings around the farm and we now enjoy their majestic color display in late April and early May. If the...
The Anniversary Gift

The Anniversary Gift

The “Eternity” painting has found a new home, the perfect home. A guest at the studio remarked how the horizon looked like it went on forever, I told her the name was Eternity and she agreed that it was appropriately named. She contacted me a few days...