Original contemporary paintings derivative of the landscapes and seascapes of Ireland, France, Germany, England, Japan and United States.
Oil paintings on canvas and oil pastels on paper. Realism with a tendency toward impressionism.
In 2001, I had the opportunity to live in Tokyo which gave me inspiration to paint a series of landscapes based on experiences viewed throughout Japan.
When traveling to Normandy, France, my impression was of a sky and ocean with the most beautiful and ever-changing light I had ever seen which seemed to skip along the water.
In the early 1990's, at the invitation of Atkins Fine Art, I lived and painted the landscape of the Auvergne in south-central France, noted for its vast areas of open spaces and golden sunlight.
I was captured by the contrast of shadows and light amidst these park benches in Mainz, Germany.
The Ring of Kerry in Ireland captured my personal perspective of expression, retaining my minimal impressionistic approach and obsessive fascination with clouds, sky, ocean, and the land.
My affectionate interpretations of the English romantic landscape paintings of John Constable.
Inspired by the hills and woods of Pennsylvania and Massachusetts.