The Friends of Lithgow Library asked me to create a painting commemorating and celebrating the old and new Lithgow Library. Since many of my public commissions, such as the murals Kennebec in the Capital Judicial Center and City of Ships...
Portrait of Edna St Vincent Millay, oil on canvas 2017 I painted this portrait for the Millay Poetry Festival in Rockland, Maine in 2017. This is my vision of what she might have looked like had she not died in her 50’s.
Portrait of Lili Charles, oil on canvas, 22 x 40 inches, 2013 This is a man I met on Virgin Gorda and he posed while I did some sketches in watercolor and pencil. Then I painted this oil upon returning home.
Shown and sold at the 2005 Contemporary Realism Show, Center for Living Arts, Mobile, Alabama. The use of wax medium (beeswax melted in turpentine) facilitates the more open treatment, allowing a watercolor like fluidity, while retaining the richness of oil. It is good for a sketch feel while you are working. This is my wife […]
This large oil portrait of Maine’s Chief Justice Daniel Wathen has a picture of a Harley Davidson rider cleverly concealed in the gleam on one of the chair arms. A man of great force of character and integrity, who once ran for Governor of Maine, Wathen is also a colorful character often seen riding a large […]