All My Treasure

All My Treasure | pastel | 13 x 17 | 2019 | $4000

‘All My Treasure’ is a contemplation on the impermanence of life. What you value can flow out through your fingers.

The Guide Artists Magazine, Issue 60, p.7, October 2022

Masterpieces, The Guide Artists Publishing, Hardcover, pp. 117-120, Spain, 2022

National Art League’s 91st Annual Juried Open Exhibition, May 2 – June 4 2022, “All My Treasure”

BoldBrush Online Painting Competition, February 2022, FAV 15 (jury’s favorite 15% of entries)

Arlington Center for the Arts — REAL!, 20 Academy Street, Arlington, MA, October 21, 2021 – January 14, 2022

Richeson75 Figure/Portrait International Art Competition & Exhibit 2019 Finalist


Sense of Place

Sense of Place | soft pastel | 2019 | 16.5 h x 13 w

“People aren’t interested in blueprints; they want to sense 
the painter’s involvement and pleasure in the subject…
Paint a sense of place."
— Paul Strisik

Thanks to my very patient friend Mary for posing at the top of the Hancock parking garage while the security guards monitored us.

Pastels used: Mount Vision, Girault, Faber-Castell Pitt pastel pencils, and Gioconda pastel pencils. White Canson Mi Tiente paper 400 grit.

Art Preservation Institute 2022 Curator’s Juried Art Competition, April 1 – May 31 2022

Richeson75 Figure/Portrait International Art Competition 2019 Meritorious entry