Currently Showing: Dart River and Windwhistle Cottage

This oil painting measure 4 feet square. If you are in the Totnes area this August, stop by the lovely Fat Lemons Cafe on Ticklemore Street. In my humble opinion, they make the best cappuccino in Totnes. They are exhibiting paintings from my current work on a rotating schedule. The Dart River has been on…

Ultimate dART. Dartington MA SHOW 2010. My video.

A bunch of the MA students are making short videos to advertise the upcoming MA show at Dartington College of Arts this July 20-22nd. I took a time lapse video of the beginnings of a painting at 30 second intervals. I believe there are 24 frames per second, translating to roughly 12 minutes represented by…

Cosgrove on Landscape Painting

One of the consistent purposes of landscape painting has been to present an image of order and proportioned control… there is an inherent conservatism in the landscape idea, in its celebration of property and of an unchanging status quo, in its suppression of tensions between groups in the landscape. (Cosgrove, 1985, p. 58, original emphasis)…

Dwelling: a trans-atlantic collaboration

I am very lucky to have been invited to collaborate on an artwork with my longtime Pittsburgh friend, STUDIO collegue and fellow landscape painter, Connie Merriman.  She asked if I would like to work with her for the Associate Artists of Pittsburgh Centenial Exhibition.  Pittsburgh is a very special place for me, and it’s magnetic…