Plein Air Study from Mt. Pleasant SC

Plein Air Study, oil, 4×6Click Image to Enlarge Thank you for checking out my art.  I have had a lot of fun recently painting from life (not a photo).  It provides an urgency because of time constraints.  So, every brushstroke matters.  Vibrant and lively brushstrokes ensue – sometimes!  I love this one. Click to Bid …

My Plein Air Paintings on DPW

Spent a lovely weekend painting the marshes of Charleston, SC.  Happy Happy Joy Joy! Click to View Auction on Daily Paintworks

Won’t be long now….

Vista Studios / Gallery 80808 is celebrating 25 years of serving artists and the community.Come see our show November 12-29Opening reception next Thursday, Nov 12, 5-9pm Erin Shaw with The State Newspaper wrote a nice article on the event.   Read the Article Here. My contribution to the show is the work of Ellyse Bendillo,…

Mini Marsh No. 2

Mini Marsh No. 2 Click to View Auction

Mini Marshes on the Way

Mini Marsh, 4×4, oil on canvas click to enlarge Click to View Auction

Carolina Strong

Carolina Strong was painted while the rain kept falling.  It is my response as an artist to the floods.  My state is strong – its people and its land.  I am so proud of us when we are called to action.   “Carolina Strong,” oil, 8×10click image to enlarge Click to View Auction


“Hydrangea,” oil, 12×4 click image to enlarge Click to View AuctionNew painting for Daily Paintworks.  

A New Painting….

“Garden Grace,” oil, 11×14Click image to enlargeThis painting was a demo for my awesome oil painting class at Corley Mill Studio. 

Carolina Coast

For me, there is nothing finer than a day painting on the Carolina Coast.  Bliss.   Clouds on the Marsh, Oil, 11×14Click Image to Enlarge Click to View Auction