Above is a sampling of my work dating from 2001-2017, starting with the most recent. The paintings I’ve selected to present here are intended to give you an idea of my preoccupations and interests. Form (the way I paint) and content (what I paint), it seems to me, have remained fundamentally consistent, while also evolving and progressing over time, in their own ways.
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Blog, New Pictures and WordsThis is where I share thoughts and musings about new paintings, work from sketchbooks, and other things related.
In Greek Mythology, the sparrow is a sacred bird to Aphrodite and symbolizes true love and a spiritual connection. For the past couple of years now I have found myself traveling down a spiritual path, seeking and finding such a connection. This all started as the...read more
The Mercat de les Flors is a municipal theater in Barcelona, Spain. It was opened in 1983 in the former Palace of Agriculture, which was constructed on the occasion of the International Exhibition of 1929 in Montjuic and which later housed the central flower market....read more
Yesterday I was downtown and had some time after an appointment, so I decided to do a little work in my sketchbook. The plan was to wander for a bit and draw whatever caught my eye. Anything, or nothing would be fine too, it was a sunny day and nice just to be...read more
I am an American artist from Wisconsin who lives in Barcelona, Spain. I studied painting at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago under Don Southard. After leaving the Midwest, I lived in Greenpoint (Brooklyn, New York City) for many years. In 2006 I moved to Barcelona, where I now live and paint.
I paint life as I experience it externally and internally, from my particular point of view. I want to show humans and non-humans living in harmony with nature and each other. My approach to painting is the same as my approach to life. I try to keep it simple and honest. I try to live and paint from the heart.
photo courtesy of Lisa Klappe Photography