Thursday, May 9, 2019
Painted this a little bit ago when the pink Dogwood trees were in bloom, on Crozet Avenue. Decided not to add any people sitting on the porch. 20" x 20" oil on canvas, framed $400
Will be taking this to the Crozet Festival this weekend, stop by if you can! http://crozetfestival.com/
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Commission for Melody, this is the Potomac Headwaters in Highland County, studio painting from a photograph. 24" x 36" oil on canvas
She will pick it up at the Crozet Arts & Craft Festival this weekend, come by if you get a chance! http://crozetfestival.com/
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Painted this a few weeks ago when the bloom was in full glory! I love that I live so close to this wonderful Peach Orchard and the mountains all around. Will be taking this to the Crozet Arts Festival Mother's Day Weekend . . . please drop by and say hello! 15" x 30" oil on canvas, framed $450
Thursday, April 25, 2019
From a photograph I have that is early morning on the Blue Ridge Parkway before the fall sets in. I just love painting the mountains and wonder if I will get tired of it at some point, hmmm! I don't know, but sure enjoy the challenge! 26" x 40" oil on canvas, framed $1,125
I am getting ready to do the Crozet Arts Festival Mother's Day Weekend, come by if you can, great art, Crafts live music and wonderful food! http://crozetfestival.com/
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Painted today with several friends at Cathrine's home on Taylor Gap Rd. outside of Charlottesville. It was a wonderful day to be out and enjoying my friends and painting SPRING!
12" x 24" oil on canvas framed SOLD Thanks Frank!
Four of us lined up painting the morning view!
Monday, April 15, 2019
Another Chile's Peach Orchard, from a high edge of the fields looking north. This is part of my normal walk in morning or evening, it was fun to paint there as well. That pond is right across from my house, over a small hill, to the left of this painting! 8" x 24" oil on canvas, framed $250 SOLD, thanks Ceci!
Sunday, April 14, 2019
Chile's Peach Orchard is very close to my house, so I tried to paint several paintings during the blooming period. This one is just above their reservoir and looks out over Little Yellow Mountain.
12" x 36" oil on canvas, framed $485
Monday, April 1, 2019
This needs a bit more work, but to give you an idea . . .
10" x 20" oil on canvas, framed $200
Barbara and I up on the loading dock painting the blooms at Chile's Peach Orchard. It was so cold over night they had to spray water to set the blooms using their irrigation. I will try to go out everyday while there is color!
Sunday, March 31, 2019
Thursday, March 28, 2019
David and I went to California for ten days earlier this month and enjoyed Monterey, Carmel and Pacific Grove. I was able to paint ten small paintings, some of which need more work. Here is one from Asilomar Beach, that we stayed near by and walked every day that we were there.
8" x 10" oil on board, simple frame, $150.
Sunday, March 3, 2019
Thanks to everyone who came to see my show on such a cold & rainy night, you all impressed me! Thank you!
Sunday, February 24, 2019
Painted this on our front porch right after our first snow fall this winter, with evening light. 20" x 24" oil on canvas, framed $485 SOLD, thanks Jon & Rebecca!
This will be in my show this Friday night opening, March 1st, Radio IQ WVTF Art Show, 5-7, Charlottesville . . . come out if you can!
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Started this as a plein air painting, then finished it this winter. That is an old wicker basket my mom had that I still use. We are old fashioned and hang laundry up outside all summer and by the wood stove all winter! We do NOT have a dryer! Love my laundry line and the smell of fresh laundry! 24" x 30" oil on canvas, framed $750
Come to my show to see this painting, if you can . . . WVTF Radio IQ, March 1, Opening Reception, 5-7 216 West Water Street, Charlottesville 22902
Monday, February 18, 2019
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Sunday, February 3, 2019
Monday, January 28, 2019
Painted this from a photograph taken in National Wildlife of Jocassee's Gorge, on the boarder of North & South Carolina. I would love to go there, and plan to on our next trip to the Smoky Mountains. Oil on canvas, 24" x 36" framed $850
Saturday, January 19, 2019
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Painted last week with Chloe & Jenny up at the barn @ Chile's Peach orchard, 60 degree day and sunny, great for January. The new growth is very pink! 16" x 20" oil on canvas, framed $350
SOLD, thanks Lani!
Monday, December 31, 2018
Happy New Year!
Fun to think about what 2019 will bring to all of us!
Here is a scene from The Blue Ridge Overlook, Three Ridges from a photo I had from Wintergreen.
15" x 30" oil on canvas, framed, $450
Check out my new schedule for next year!
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Friday, December 14, 2018
2019 Calendars have arrived . . . if you have bought a painting in 2018, I will send you one, send me your mailing address. If you want to buy one, they are $2.50 ($2 for calendar, .50 for stamp).
If you are local, they are sold @ C-ville Arts on the Charlottesville downtown mall & @ Crozet Artisan Depot.
It has been a wonderful year, and looking forward to 2019!
Saturday, December 8, 2018
Painted this once I got back from Bar Harbor . . . I put it away for a bit, but just now finished it! We love going up there, and plan to go back next September for a week, plus going to Monhegan Island and Nantucket to visit friends! Lucky us! 6" x 18" $225 framed SOLD
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Monday, November 26, 2018
Friday, November 23, 2018
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Up until December 15th. (SOLD Dancing Sheets, bottom photo, thanks Jewell Ann!)
Friday, November 2, 2018
Will be hanging my show this Sunday, Discovering Local Landscapes, Hot Cakes, Charlottesville, November 4 - December 15. Drop by if you can!
Thursday, October 25, 2018
Monday, October 22, 2018
Friday, October 19, 2018
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Monday, October 1, 2018
Painted all week in Lexington with friends and for the Nelson Gallery show that is up now for the month of October. I painted several that I brought home for the Crozet Festival this weekend . . . this is one of them! 12" x 24" oil on canvas, framed $300
http://crozetfestival.com/ October 6 & 7, drop by if you can!
Sunday, September 23, 2018
Painted this while I was staying with the owner Carolyn, this past spring in Staunton, VA. I have decided for now to show how the paintings are framed so you know what they look like. This type frame is handmade by my husband, and is Virginia grown cherry wood. 12" x 24" oil on canvas, $300
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Sunday, September 16, 2018
Friday, August 31, 2018
One of my favorite spots on the Blue Ridge Parkway, maybe you can see why I LOVE this spot, and it is always a bit different as the seasons change. My first plein air painting since I broke my arm in early July, have been only doing studio work. I will be taking this and many others up to the Wintergreen Labor Day Show, come out if you can! (Sat & Sun 10-5) 24" x 36" oil on canvas, framed, $485 SOLD thanks Linda!
Monday, August 20, 2018
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Wintergreen's Blue Ridge Overlook, Three Ridges, painted this for a wedding present for someone who's wedding is going to be at this very spot, very soon! 24" x 48" oil on canvas, framed