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A bear on the abyss....

January 23rd, 2013


New painting for October

December 19th, 2012


Roses for Vincent

June 25th, 2012


A bright bouquet of reds and oranges against a yellow morning sky.  

Summer Garden Dance

June 13th, 2012

A summer garden of orange poppies... an abstracted dance of color and form.  

Just For You

May 28th, 2012

May your day be a blessed one! A joint project with photographer BJ Mueller 

New Paintings

May 26th, 2012

Father's Day.... sleep when you can.  

Poppy Flutter

May 2nd, 2012

A fluttering of poppies across a blue sky...... One in a series of three paintings that can be combined to make a 2 or 3 panel painting using Poppy Flutter 1, 2 or 3 )  

Quiet Lakeside

April 27th, 2012

Quiet, reflective lake encircled by protective blues and greens......... inspiration from remote Alaska lake on a morning day of good fishing.  


April 25th, 2012

Memories of homes and neighbors burrowed into green mountain sides.....  

A new landscape painting

April 20th, 2012

Memories of Sandy Beach in Douglas, Alaska:  

A new figurative work

April 16th, 2012


New Painting

March 12th, 2012

New flowers for a new morning...  

Oh Really?

February 19th, 2012

A layered heart... patterned by time. My valentine to you... Somewhat overwrought, overdone and obsessive... But heartfelt and still holding it together... Happy Valentine's Day!  

The reception for my solo show at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum was just great. I wish to thank all the visitors who took time out of their evening to come see my new work. I enjoyed discussing the artworks with friends and new acquaintances alike...