Category Archives: exhibitions

"If It’s Tuesday, It Must be Belgium…"

Well maybe not Belgium perhaps, but over the past five weeks I’ve felt like a ping pong ball bouncing around the western world. In the past 5 weeks I have gone from Portland to Amsterdam to Spain to explore street … Continue reading

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Raymar Contest Finalist for July 2012…

I was packing up the last few bits and pieces from my downtown studio with the plans of moving everything back into my home studio when I received an email from a friend congratulating me as one of the finalists … Continue reading

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How to succeed at a plein air event…

PleinAir Magazine picked up a post I meant to put up on the blog last month for one of their weekly e-Newsletters. You can click here to read the post as it was published, or read the same text below … Continue reading

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The 12th Annual American Impressionist Show…

Obviously, I am still trying to catch up after my hectic plein air season, but I wanted to share with you that presently have a figurative work in the American Impressionist Society show down in Carmel.  A big deal, actually. The AIS … Continue reading

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"There’s no place like home, Toto…"

Okay, I am finally home from my 2011 plein air season and (almost) rested up. All in all, I competed in eight major events starting last May, and added three side trips for various commissions and exhibitions, taught two workshops, and … Continue reading

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The University Club…

I have been honored to be chosen for the next 2011-2012 Artist-in-Residence at the University Club, here in my hometown of Portland, Oregon. As such, I will be given full membership for the year and a studio space to work … Continue reading

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Plein Air Easton, the Epilogue, the Paintings…(long)

The Pacific Northwest contingent inside the Easton Museum during the Gala Soiree.  From left to right, Eric Bowman, Mike Kowalski, and me… Well here you go. The paintings from Easton Plein Air. Some of them at least. I ended up … Continue reading

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