Friday, October 14, 2011

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Onions & Vase

Onionsand vase
9" x 12" oil on MDF board

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Fall Pear

9" x 12" oil on board

Orange and Grapes with China Bowl

9" x 12" oil on MDF board

Thursday, September 15, 2011

High Country

12 x 16, oil on canvas board

Friday, September 2, 2011

You're Gonna' Need a Napkin

You're Gonna Need a Napkin
11" x 14"
oil on canvas board

Monday, August 29, 2011


8" x 10"
oil on canvas board

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Pitcher with Grapes after Groat

Pitcher with Grapes after Groat
8" x 8", oil on canvas board

Saturday, August 6, 2011

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Morgan's Garden

8" x 10" oil on linen panel

Sunday, July 31, 2011

Apples in North Carolina

 8" x 10" oil on canvas board

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Sonoran Desert

14 x 18 oil on canvas
after Matt Smith's Sonoran Desert

Saturday, April 9, 2011

Saturday, April 2, 2011


The Center for Great Apes in Wachula, Florida was established by Patti Ragan in 1992 to give former Hollywood, biomedical research, and privately owned orangutans and chimpanzees an appropriate and enriching habitat. Patti started with an orphaned baby orangutan named Pongo and today has 44 apes, including Michael Jackson’s chimpanzee, Bubbles, the twins who starred in the popular Trunk Money commercials, and many other Hollywood apes. The center is a non-profit organization relying solely on private donations to give the animals a peaceful, nurturing environment. The facility is not open to the public, it is not a tourist attraction. It’s about the apes.

Karen and I were invited to bring the Pongo I did up to the center. We were privileged to spend the night on the property in a cabin. This morning Patti gave us a tour of the facility which culminated in a private audience with Pongo who received the painting. He seemed genuinely interested and spent quite a long while examining it. The painting will be auctioned off to benefit the center something in the near future. Also to benefit the center, 100 16” x 20” signed and numbered limited edition giclee prints will be available. If you would like to help the center with a charitable donation of $100 and own a high quality giclee print, please let me know.

38" x 32", oil on linen

Wednesday, March 23, 2011


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Sunday, March 6, 2011

Strawberries after Groat

Strawberries after Groat
9 x 12 in, oil on linen board

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Life is like...

After Hall Groat's Silver Bowl of Cherries
9 x 11 in., oil on canvas board

Friday, January 21, 2011

Pocket Watch

After Hall Groat's Pocket Watch
8 x 8 in., oil on canvas on board

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Two Hour Painting - Radishes

8 x 10 in.   oil on canvas on board


This is the first of my quick paintings series.  These will be accomplished in the Hall Groat style.
11x14 in., oil on canvas on board

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Duke's Baseball

Duke's Baseball
8 x 8
oil on stretched canvas
A birthday gift for my dad's 80th birthday.