News & Exhibits

Exciting news!  Covid has made us spend a lot more time in our homes, so let's make our homes as beautiful and comfortable as we can.  It's a great time to look at and purchase art! But covid has also hit a lot of us hard in the pocketbook. Considering this dilemna, I've decided in the near future to start holding monthly HALF-OFF sales of randomly selected paintings.  Only those who subscribe below (click the Sign Up! button) will receive the link to the monthly sales and be eligible to purchase at half-price. More information will be forthcoming, so please sign up now so you don't miss anything, and then add my email address,, to your email contact list to make sure this opportunity makes it to your inbox. 

                                    Warm regards,

p.s. If you let me know your favorite paintings, I will give them a bit better chance of being selected for the sales. I really want my artwork to go to "good homes" where it is really appreciated!


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May 2018

Last Look on the Hike Home won an Honorable Mention award at SBTC Gallery from juror Chris Rupp, Collections Manager of Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art in the juried show Aquatic.

Veil of Night has proven to be a very popular painting!  This month Bob Alderette of the Roski School at USC selected it as the Best in Show at the Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum Tri-Counties Annual Juried Exhibit!


NY Elizabeth Auction

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On Friday, August 28, at 10:30 a.m. Pacific Time the five paintings to the right are being auctioned off at NY Elizabeth Auctions, Catalog E336 Stunning Modern and Contemporary Art.  You may be able to purchase one of these paintings at a slightly lower price than what is posted here on the website!    

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ArtSEE Fundraiser

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Yours truly has been tapped as the poster child for this year's ArtSEE fundraiser put on by the Abstract Art Collective.  Each artist donates one or more small original artworks that sell for only $100.  The proceeds to to SEE International. Over 650 eye care professionals from all around the world donate their time and professional services to restoring sight worldwide.  The event runs from July 15 to September 15. For more information, please go to

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