A successful painting balances abstract design and specific details that come from observation.
I paint outdoors for several reasons: to capture the effects and quality of natural light, to force myself to make quick decisions, and to come away with an impression that is distinct, but often only partly finished, to serve as the starting point and foundation for painting.
Outdoors and in the studio I bridge the gap - between transcribing information and what I think or want the painting to be about - with imagination.
2022 Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer, GongGan Art Cafe, Incheon, South Korea
2016 Ditto Landing Series, Lowe Mill Arts and Entertainment, Huntsville, AL
2013 yOU ARE What yOU, Lowe Mill Arts and Entertainment, Huntsville, AL
2016 Collector’s Draw, Huntsville Art League, Huntsville, AL
2010 Remembering Frank Stick, Glenn Eure Gallery, Nags Head, NC
2010 Stockley Gardens Art Festival, Norfolk, VA
2010 First Friday Opening, Manteo Gallery, Manteo, NC
2009 Commencement, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
2009 BFA, The Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
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