Catch Me – Yes You Can!

Catch Me – Yes You Can!

I’m showing up in a few places this spring and summer, so get your calendar out and let’s review! I’m excited to be exhibiting at the Flower Show at Cédian Painting, debuting new Farm Coast Landscapes at Tiffany Peay Jewelry and hitting my summer stride on the July...
Summer 2023, Here We Go!

Summer 2023, Here We Go!

I’m excited to announce a show I never imagined I would do: a Retrospective Exhibition of 45 years of my paintings! It seems I’m old enough to have a retrospective; the fact that I must somehow be sixty-ish to accomplish this does not diminish my anticipation of...
The Rhône Valley of France

The Rhône Valley of France

The Rhône Valley is one of the truly beautiful places. It is home to vineyards, olive trees, delicious goat cheese, and a landscape that is unimaginably beautiful. My first glimpse was in May of 1989, when I took a teaching assistant job at Lacoste School of the Arts...
The canvas from my teacher, Sig Haines

The canvas from my teacher, Sig Haines

“It was the opposite of the many tales we heard as art students, of an artist teacher finishing the student’s canvas. In a reversal, I was asked to finish my teachers canvas.”That quote is part of a profile written by Don Wilkinson in The New Bedford...
Open Studio 2023

Open Studio 2023

2023 is a big year for me; new studio, a Retrospective show at Tiffany Peay Jewelry, and my first time in the South Coast Artists 20th Annual Open Studio Tour. The video below, posted on Instagram by South Coast Artists sponsor Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International...
Sketchbooks

Sketchbooks

Self portrait 2/27/23 Faye sleeping Central Park Concert ’86 Winter has resurrected and with the snowy cold, I am doing what I have always loved, drawing in my sketchbook. This recalled to mind some of the older ones I used to carry. New York had great art...
My Studio

My Studio

I have a new studio. The workplace, inspiration, sanctuary, hub and haven for my creative life is soon going to be in an outbuilding art shed at our new home in Tiverton, Rhode Island. It isn’t large, and I like that. It’s beside the chicken pen, and time...
Last Summer Rose

Last Summer Rose

During the last few days before the September equinox, this rose bloomed in my yard. The red and white rose hybrid, “Scentimental”, was planted by my great aunt Anna Dunfey. She planted it around 1990 at her home in Newport, Rhode Island, in the Point district. It is...
Why Do I Draw?

Why Do I Draw?

Drawing has been around for a very long time. This is apparent on cave walls and rock faces that have preserved pigmented drawings, petroglyphs and stencils of human hands from many thousands of years ago. [I was incredibly lucky to visit the ancient caves at Pêche...