Monthly Archives:: May 2010


Oil Painting 6×9″ beveled panel I started doing paintings of glass spheres and beach stones in the mid-’90s and haven’t stopped. I still find these elements completely absorbing and elusive, paying close attention to which objects to use and how to arrange them. One painting leads to the next and to the next in a… Read more »


Oil Painting 3.75×3.75″ beveled panel Reflected inside the glass is the beach stone. This small painting is actually another version of a larger work – “Moonlit” – from a few posts ago. Email me for purchase of this painting with custom-made floating frame. SOLD

“Striped Stone and Sphere”

Silverpoint Drawing 5×7″ prepared panel The beach stone and sphere are drawn with silver wire on prepared illustration board. Over time the silver lines gradually tarnish to a warm sepia tone, which is characteristic of this drawing medium known as silverpoint. Please email me for purchase.


Oil Painting 10×8″ bevel-edged panel “Moonlit” is the latest in my ever-growing Meditations series of paintings and silverpoint drawings of natural elements with glass spheres. See the others here and on my website. Please email me for purchase of this painting. The wide “floating” frame I created is an integral part of the painting. Photos… Read more »


Oil Painting 9.5×12.5″ panel This is a slightly larger work in my Meditations series. I’m not sure what type of elegant seedpods these are, but they worked well as tiny canoes being adrift in this strange landscape. I really like the cool dry quality of the colors. I typically “float” these paintings on a frame… Read more »

“Three Spheres”

Silverpoint Drawing 3.5×4.5″ prepared paper Silverpoint is a drawing rendered with a silver stylus on a prepared surface. The lines gradually oxidize (tarnish) to their characteristic sepia tone. The drawing is heightened with white ink and pastel. Please email me to purchase this silverpoint.

“Venturing Out”

Oil Painting 8×10″ panel The latest painting in my Meditations series – the beauty of nature’s objects juxtaposed with an object of manufactured perfection; beach stones and glass sphere. There’s something right or comforting to me to have these pairings. The clear glass is an inside/outside presence and has come to represent an observer. Me;… Read more »

“Ellarslie Open XXVIII

Photograph It was a mob scene at The Trenton City Museum (Trenton, NJ) last night. Ellarslie Mansion is the name of the museum building where the annual juried Ellarslie Open is held. It’s a beautiful setting amidst the grounds of Cadwalader Park. I was happy to be included in this exhibition, and the accompanying one… Read more »