Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Painted this last month during the peak of the fall color at Grace Estates Vineyards as the afternoon light was changing. 24" x 30" oil on canvas, framed $775. Will be hanging at Crozet Artisan Depot soon!

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Mountains & Valley

I worked on this painting for over a month, it's a commission for a local family who recieved it this summer. I still wanted to share it with you, especially since it is so large! 30" x 52" oil on canvas, framed, SOLD Thanks Dixie!

Monday, November 21, 2022

Painted this at Grace Estates Winerya while ago and it is hanging @ Crozet Artisan Depot, 8" x 10" oil on canvas, framed, $165

Sunday, September 25, 2022

White Hall View

Painted in White Hall with my friend Chloe a few weeks ago from the Community Center looking west. In the distance is Grace Estates Winery, I don't know the name of the mountain. 10" x 20" oil on canvas, framed $250 It will be at the Crozet Arts Festival, Oct 8 & 9, come out if you can!

Saturday, September 10, 2022

Cahas Mountain, Blue Ridge Parkway

Painted this while we were staying in Floyd for our anniversary get-away! Nice valley view below with the Cahas Mountain in the background. This will be at the Crozet Arts Festival October 8 & 9th, come out if you can! 15" x 30" oil on canvas, framed $450.

Thursday, August 25, 2022

Blue Barn

I painted this a while ago and have rediscovered it after it was hiding! It was painted near Lexington, 12" x 12" oil on canvas, framed. $250

Saturday, August 13, 2022

Blue Ridge Parkway with Road

Painted this after driving down the Blue Ridge Parkway this spring, such a wonderful spot to pull over for a photograph! Large painting, 36" x 48" oil on canvas, framed $2,000

Sunday, August 7, 2022

Blue Ridge Mountains

Paited this in the studio from a photograph, love the fields with the road. 30" x 48" oil on canvas, framed $1,600 SOLD! Thanks Lori!

Sunday, July 24, 2022

Rockfish Pond, from Blue Ridge Parkway

This was painted this summer up on the Blue Ridge Parkway looking over the pond in the Rockfish Valley. 24" x 30" Oil on canvas framed. Just bought by the Baldwins before I could post it! Thank you, Thank YOU! 

Sunday, July 17, 2022

Maupin's Farm, White Hall

 

I just love this FARM! It has everything, many buildings and barns, fields and of course those mountains! I have painted it several times in different seasons. This was actually last fall when I started it.  24" x 48" oil on canvas, framed $1,350 SOLD, Thanks Dean Maupin!

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Blue Grass Valley, Highland County


 The first painting of the weekend when six of us rented a house in Highland County the end of June. This is looking north down the Blue Grass Valley from route 250. Always a fun get-away . . . 12" x 24" oil on canvas framed $300. 

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Highland County Farm


 This farm was across the road from where we stayed near Hightown, lots of green hillsides! The rolling hills of this county are one of the characteristic that we love. 12" x 36" oil on canvas, framed  $495

Friday, July 1, 2022

South of Hightown, Highland County


 I painted with several friends with the Highland County Paint Out this past weekend, my 14th year going the same weekend! This is south of Hightown across the road from where our friends where staying. 24" x 18" oil on canvas framed  $450.



The house the six of us rented and the larger group of friends who came for dinner and to paint the view. (Sorry the friends are blurry!)


Friday, June 10, 2022

Maury River




For my birthday we spent a few nights at a wonderful Air B&B called Heartstone Lodge, in Lexington VA and I painted at a few spots on the Maury River, which this is one of them. I changed a tiny bit since then, it's 12" x 16" oil on canvas, framed, $275

I haven't posted for a while but have good news, my son Ben & Britt gave birth to TWIN GIRLS! All is well and they came home yesterday! 

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Monday, May 2, 2022

Small Pond


 Painted this at our friends house out near Keswick, with several other painting friends, thanks Nancy for inviting us out! 10" x 20" oil on canvas, framed, $250

Friday, April 29, 2022

Valley View II

 


Another view of Rockfish Valley from a hillside in Afton before the spring greens of the trees popped out. 15" x 30" oil on canvas, framed  $450
Will also be at the Crozet Arts Festival, Mother's Day weekend!

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Valley View

 

Painted this from a photograph one rainy day this winter when I was thinking of the summer greens and blues . . . I added a pink sky!
10" x 20" oil on canvas, framed  $250    SOLD

Saturday, April 16, 2022

Parkway Road

 


Painted this from a photograph from a few years ago on the Blue Ridge Parkway, can't remember exactly how far south we were. If you have ever driven the parkway, you know that you don't just go through large mountains but also farmland. 24" x 48", oil on canvas, framed  SOLD  Thanks Mary & Greg!

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Chile's Peach Orchard


 Painted this two weeks ago with my friend Jenny, it was cold and windy but we stuck to it. There were a few freezes afterward that killed the blooms. Chile's has a variety of peach trees and they bloom at different times, so I am hoping to get outside again to paint them!  
16" x 20" oil on canvas, framed  $395    On HOLD

Monday, April 11, 2022

Humpback Mountain from Chiswell Winery


Painted this recently from Chiswell Winery in Greenwood, just down the road from me. Humpback Mountain is one of our favorite hikes from the Blue Ridge Parkway, about six miles south of Afton, where the parkway starts. Chiswell Winery is new and is owned by Chile's Peach Orchard. They put in the vines last summer but already had vines and wine near Charlottesville. The bales are left from the fall and I like them in the composition.  16" x 40" oil on canvas, framed  $695.  SOLD   Thanks, Donna Jean!

Friday, March 18, 2022

Beaver Creek, Crozet


I got out last week and painted from the edge of Beaver Creek Reservoir, which felt great since I haven't been doing plein air painting but studio work. This is 15" x 30", oil on canvas, framed, SOLD   Thanks Lola!

 

Monday, March 14, 2022

Mountain & Fields


 Plein air painting that was done near Lexington, I don't know the name of the mountain but could find out, I was with trhee others friends painting together last fall. 15" x 30" oil on canvas, framed $450

Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Afton Mountain II


This is part of Veritas Vineyards plus some of my imagination! Sometimes inventing parts of a scene seems necessary, had fun with this one. 24" x 36" oil on canvas, framed, $850, available.
SOLD, Thanks, Mark!

Sunday, February 27, 2022

Blue Ridge Parkway, VII


 This was painted recently after I got home from a relaxing trip and ready to paint again! Of course my favorite subject, the Blue Ridge Parkway, 24" x 36" oil on canvas, framed  $950   SOLD

Saturday, February 19, 2022

Blue Ridge Parkway, Afton 3


 Had fun painting this from a photograph since it's been so cold outside! I am try to get ahead with enough paintings for the Crozet Arts Festival Mother's Day weekend . . . Put it on your calendar and come join me! This is 30" x 40" oil on canvas, framed,  SOLD

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

White Hall Bales

 

White Hall bales was started on location late summer and finished in the studio. The funny thing was that the guy who baled them, came back right when I started my painting and he started moving them! So I had to place the bales on the painting really FAST! He apologized afterward. 

24" x 36" oil on canvas, framed,  SOLD    Thanks Paul & Erin!