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Friday, July 3, 2015

Two Paintings Heading to the Butler Museum

I'm excited to participate in the Butler Museums's 79thAnnual Juried Show, taking place this summer in Youngstown, Ohio.  Details about the exhibit may be found here.  Two pieces were accepted, on view below:

Snow Day Writing, oil on canvas, 24 x 24"

Jamie's World, oil on canvas, 24 x 24"

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Upcoming Exhibitions for February and March

This month I have work at Artists' House Gallery as part of their February Exhibit, Women Artists of Philadelphia.  On display are smaller sized landscape paintings as well as a still life, mostly all painted this past summer while I was in the Berkshires.  I was able to study with painter Elizabeth O'Riley and enjoyed soaking up the mountains and fresh air.  Details for the gallery may be found here: Artists' House.

Elizabeth O. Painting

I am also pleased to learn I've had two paintings accepted to In Person: a Juried Exhibition in Celebration of the Human Form. The show, held at the Community Art Center in Wallingford, PA, was juried by Philadelphia painter Doug Martenson.   I was awarded a prize and will find out details this Sunday at the Artists' Reception taking place from 2- 4 pm.  Work will be on view from February 8th - March 15, 2015 in the Duke Gallery at CAC.  Details may be found here: Community Arts Center.

Jamie's World

Saturday, January 3, 2015

Lambertville Historical Society's Silent Art Auction

This past October I participated in the Lambertville Historical Society's 'en plein air' event during their annual house tour.  The silent auction which will include work by 28 artists will be held on January 17th in Lambertville at Rago Arts & Auction Center.  Details for this event, which is free and open to the public, may be found here.  The event starts at 6pm, but I would recommend coming early so you can have a chance to stroll through the streets of Lambertville.  Then you will realize how much fun artists had painting there!

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Lansdowne Arts Festival September 5 - 7

I'm excited to be participating in this year's Lansdowne Arts Festival, taking place Friday, September 5th - Sunday September 7th at the Twentieth Century Club in Lansdowne, PA.  I will have a variety of smaller paintings with me, and a few larger ones, most of landscapes done in the past few years in Philly, Maine and the Adirondacks.  Many artists and musicians will be at this family-friendly event.  Friday's preview evening is a ticketed fundraiser.  Saturday and Sunday are free and open to the public.  Located at: 84 S. Lansdowne Avenue, Landsowne, PA.  Additional details may be found here: Lansdowne Arts Festival.

Monday, April 28, 2014

Upcoming Group Shows at Artists' House Gallery, Philadelphia

I'm pleased to share that I'll have work in two upcoming group shows at Artists' House Gallery  in Old City Philadelphia.  

Artists' House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

On Flora and Fauna: Close to the Heart

 Artists' Reception Sunday, May 4th from 2 - 4 pm
Show runs through the month of May


Philly to the Shore: From Brick to Sand

 Artists' Reception Sunday, July 6th from 2 - 4 pm
Show runs through the month of July

Spring Painting

Motivated by the first blooming flowers after a long winter, it was great to get outside and work without three jackets on.  

Forsythia, 12 x 12", oil on canvas

As I was finishing this up, I observed someone talking on their cell phone; I liked how his belly matched the sky.

View of Carpenter's Woods, 10 x 10", oil on canvas

Here, I was as much intrigued by the first hints of spring in the foreground as I was by the view of Carpenter's Woods in the background. 

Painting Along Cobb's Creek, 16 x 20", oil on linen

It was fun to paint not only a beautiful spot along Cobb's Creek, but to include my friend, painter Alexandra Tyng, in the piece. 

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Woodland Landscapes on view

I'm participating in the February group show at Artists' House Gallery focusing on landscape. I will have woodland landscapes in the show, some painted by creeks in and around Philadelphia.  I hope you can make it to the Artists' Reception on Sunday, February 9th from 1 - 3.  Details may be found at Artists' House

On Hill and Dale: The Art of the Landscape 

Artists' House Gallery, Philadelphia

I'll also have a piece in a show at Shippensburg University featuring the work of teaching artists.  February 15 - March 6, 2014.  If you happen to be in the area, the opening reception will be held on February 15, 1 - 3 p.m

Best of the Best: PA Art Educators Exhibition
Kauffman Gallery, Shippensburg University