Friday, April 21, 2017

Marin Magazine Cover Contest

Beach Day at Bolinas
Watercolor 15" x 11"
I'm very honored and pleased that this painting, which is one of my personal favorites, was chosen as one of 12 finalists in the Marin Magazine Cover Contest for the May 2017 issue.

Thursday, March 30, 2017


24 x 18
On display, and available now at Valley Art Gallery
Here is a garden scene that I put together from photos I took while visiting Charleston, South Carolina. I hope the painting will remind the viewer of the amazing beauty of peacocks, and of southern gardens dripping with Spanish moss, and all of it gloriously alive.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Spring Greens

This original 14" x 20" watercolor painting  is currently available for purchase through Ugallery. I was surprised to see that it has been used recently as the subject of an epuzzle at Jigidi online.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Portfolio 16F, Valley Art Gallery

New paintings available now at Valley Art Gallery in Walnut Creek
Together at the Beach
21 x 25 framed size
Treasures of Castle Rock
20 x 26 framed size

Nasturtiums Overlooking Fort Point
18 x 22 framed size

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Growing Things

14 x 20
This scene is my interpretation of the Mangini farm in Pleasant Hill, CA.
It is painted with transparent watercolors on paper that has first been prepared with a coat of gesso. I like the somewhat slick surface produced by this method.
The painting is on display now at Valley Art Gallery in Walnut Creek, CA

Thursday, September 8, 2016

San Francisco Scenes

View of San Francisco Skyline from Fort Baker
12" x 16"
SOLD through UGallery

View from Point Bonita
12" x 16"
Available now through UGallery

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Six Paintings for Upcoming "Art Pop" Show at Valley Art Gallery

All available now through
Red Bird of Paradise

Rain on Mt. Diablo
California Persimmons
Oahu Garden
Misty at Half Moon Bay
Heading for the Hills

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Bruce Ruark, Watercolor Painter

Here's a tribute to Bruce Ruark who passed from us on March 17th. He was an accomplished artist, and a good friend. I painted this of him some years ago from a photo I took while on a paint out at Bent Creek Vineyards. He painted large plein air watercolors with confidence as no one else I know can do.