Vista Lights – Harvest Art at Vista Studios November 17

Click to Enlarge The resident artists of Vista Studios present new work in Harvest Art from November 16th-29th in the gallery at 808 Lady Street. They will open their studios to the public and will host a free Opening Reception on Thursday, November 17th from 5-8pm during the Vista Lights celebration. Vista Studios is home to 12…

Happy Artist

So happy to know that my art has been given such nice places to live.  Check this out:  

Plein Air at the Beach!

Fantastic workshop painting “en plain air” at Litchfield Beach.  Perfection.  So proud of all my students.  Here are some photos.  We saw the sun rise over the ocean three mornings in a row!  Painting at Brookgreen Gardens and on a little spit of land right in the marsh.  We will definitely being doing this again.…

Santee State Park / Artist in Residence Program

The South Carolina State Parks offer a Artist in Residency Program each year.   It is time to apply for next year’s participation.   Look here for the application.   It is truly a beautiful thing.  

Duff Green Mansion

Robert and I had a lovely stay over the summer at the Duff Green Mansion in Vicksburg, MS.  We highly recommend it.  Very relaxing.  Here is my painting of the mansion and a few other photos. Duff Green Mansion, oil, 16×20(Click to Enlarge)

Portrait Workshop

We had such a nice workshop.   We studied John Singer Sargent’s history and his charcoal sketches.  Kirkland Smith gave a great slide show.  They had fun translating that knowledge as they worked from old photos of ancestors.  Here are some pictures of the gang working hard.  We had two days of figure drawing from…

Piccolo Spoleto Outdoor Art Exhibition – May 27-June 12

Be on the lookout for my newsletter.  Should be in your inbox by tomorrow. Piccolo Spoleto Outdoor Art Exhibition – May 27-June 12I will be there all day every day!  Come on out.  My booth will be under the statue of John C. Calhoun.  Easy to find me. Here is one of my works that…

Artfields 2016

Happy to announce that my work (see below) was selected for this year’s Artfields exhibit. It will be at the Railway Restaurant, 144 S. Acline Street, Lake City, SC 29560 Please go by and check them out! “Dramatic Ending,” oil, 36×48click image to enlarge