Thursday, April 18, 2019

Spring III


The third of three paintings I did at our friend Catherine's place, and I think my favorite! It was late afternoon and was so nice to be outside painting this Spring! 20" x 20" oil on canvas, framed  $400


Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Spring II 2019


Painted today with several friend 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  $325


Four of us lined up painting the morning view!

Monday, April 15, 2019

Mountains, Pond & Peach Bloom


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 III


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

Chile's Peach Blossom I


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

Pascadero, CA


Painted this during my time traveling down the coast of California. The farthest we went was Big Sur, but way to windy to paint, had fun checking out places along the way.  8" x 10" oil on board, simple frame, $150

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Asilomar Beach, CA


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

Maupin's Farm, White Hall


This is one of those farms I paint every year because I love this scene with these mountains and farmland. I was out about a month ago with Susan & Chloe, a warn sunny day in February. This is in my show @ WVTF Radio IQ in Charlottesville for the month of March, drop by if you are in the area. 24" x 48" oil on canvas, framed  $1,250   SOLD, thanks Lani!

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

Winter Shadows


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  SOLDthanks 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

Summer Laundry Line


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
434-293-2515 http://www.wvtf.org/

Monday, February 18, 2019

Back Country Farmland

Poetry of the Landscape 
@ WVTF Radio IQ 

March 1 - 31 
First Friday’s Reception March 1, 5 - 7
216 West Water Street, Charlottesville 22902
434-293-2515        http://www.wvtf.org/
Back Country Farmland, 30" x 40" oil on canvas
SOLD  thanks John!

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Summer Stream, River Rocks


Studio painting from a photograph but can't remember which stream this is from! Love playing with the shapes of the rocks and the water. 16" x 20" oil on canvas, framed $350   SOLD thanks Mark!

Sunday, February 3, 2019

Study in Blue


Simple palette of blues and purples, had fun playing with this. 
16" x 20" oil on canvas framed, $325




Monday, January 28, 2019

Jocassee's Gorge


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

Blue Ridge Parkway Fall, II


Painted this last fall before the leaves fell and the cold settled in. The mountains really were that blue! 16" x 40" oil on canvas, framed  $650  SOLDthanks Victor!

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Above Chile's Orchard, February Fields


Painted this from the hillside above Chile's Peach Orchard looking south toward the lower mountains in the valley. 10" x 20" oil on canvas, framed  $225

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Chile's Peach Orchard's Barn


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
SOLDthanks Lani!

Monday, December 31, 2018

Wintergreen in Snow

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

Fall Evening on the Blue Ridge Parkway


Painted this in November on a warm afternoon on the Blue Ridge Parkway, enjoyed how the light changed over time. 16" x 40" oil on canvas, framed $650   SOLDthanks Melody!

Friday, December 14, 2018

2019 Calendar


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

Bar Harbor, Maine


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

Three Sheds & Chickens


Painted this in Highland County a few years ago, but love the chickens running around in it. This was right down the road from where we were staying.  12" x 24" oil on canvas, framed  $300

Monday, November 26, 2018

Blue Ridge Parkway IV



Painted this last week on the Blue Ridge Parkway, at the first overlook in Afton, looking down on Rockfish Gap. 10" x 10" oil on canvas $175

Friday, November 23, 2018

Evening on Parkway


Painted this recently up on the Blue Ridge Parkway, with the light dropping fast over the hillside. I like how the sky colors mimic the mountains. 10" x 20" oil on canvas, framed $250   SOLD

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Hot Cakes Show through December 15th




Just wanted to show what paintings are hanging @ Hot Cakes this year, please drop by to see for yourself! And thank you to Lisa and Keith for sharing their wonderful walls with local artists!
Up until December 15th.  (SOLD Dancing Sheets, bottom photo, thanks Jewell Ann!)

Friday, November 2, 2018

Morning Fog


Painted this one early morning in Lexington during the Paint Out last month, this is where I was staying . . . 12" x 24" oil on canvas, framed  $300.
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

Top of the Ridge

Featuring this painting @ Hot Cakes starting November 4 - December 15, painted in the studio this fall from a photo, 24" x 48" oil on canvas, framed  $1,250   SOLD    Thanks Sara!

Monday, October 22, 2018

Bales & Mountains


Two of my favorite things to paint, bales and mountains, often you don't see them together. Blue Ridge Mountains in the background . . . 8" x 24" oil on canvas framed  $250  SOLD

Friday, October 19, 2018

3 Paintings that Sold before I got to Post!!

24" x 48" Commission for Landon

12" x 24" Sold @ Crozet Festival

8" x 24" Sold @ Crozet Festival

Other paintings sold too at the festival, but didn't get to post these before hand. 
Next show is @ Hot Cakes Nov. 4 - Dec. 15

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Blue Ridge Farm, Near Parkway


Painted this last week up near the Blue Ridge Parkway, a wonderful farm nestled into the side of the ridge. 12" x 36" oil on canvas framed  $485

Monday, October 1, 2018

Spruce Creek Barn


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

Two Red Barns, Springtime, Staunton VA


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

Blue Ridge Parkway, Summer


Painted this summer from a hillside partway up the Blue Ridge Parkway, looking east.
12" x 24" oil on canvas, framed  $300  SOLD  Thanks Beth!

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Hens & Bales


A friend has some chickens that I have been stretching and have added to this painting that needed something! I think it makes it more fun! 11" x 14" oil on canvas, framed,  $275

Friday, August 31, 2018

Blue Ridge Parkway VI


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

Farm House, Highland, VA


Painted this in June at the Highland Paint Out and just got a chance to finish it . . . a fun day painting with four other ladies. 20" x 20" oil on treated board, framed, $400

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Wintergreen's Blue Ridge Overlook


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
Thanks Garnett!


Saturday, August 4, 2018

Winter @ Wintergreen


Painted this as a demo from a photograph I have of Wintergreen Resort. It was an ad I found a few years ago, and have painted it larger too. The mountain is Three Ridges at Wintergreen's Blue Ridge Overlook.  This one is 8" x 24" $250  SOLD

Friday, July 20, 2018

20 Minute Cliff, Blue Ridge Parkway


Small 8" x 8" that I painted during a demo when I was up at Wintergreen over the 4th of July Art Festival. Oil on canvas, framed $125   SOLD  

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Three Ridges, Wintergreen

Painted this when I was up at Wintergreen before the 4th of July, Love this spot . . . Also painted a larger one which includes the fence line for a commission. This one is 16" x 40" oil on canvas, will be framed, $450.     (Sorry, the sky got washed out in the photo!)   SOLD

Friday, July 13, 2018

Single Barn, Highland



Single Barn sitting on a hillside, how is it being used? Painted this last fall in Highland County, 8" x 10" oil on canvas $125