Mini-Vacation for you

Mini-Vacation for you

Art from a mini-vacation—just for you. For your viewing pleasure, here are two paintings and a drawing from a recent trip to Destin, Florida. Painted and sketched on location (en plein air) at The Village of Baytowne Wharf, Sandestin Resort. Poolside (2017) Acrylic on Board, 14 x 11 in. Baytowne Village (2017) Acrylic on Board, 14 x 11 in. Palmetto Sketch (2017) Graphite on 100 lb. paper, 14 x 11 in. Where ever your spring takes you, we hope that the season is off to a great start and that your days are…Read more
My One Thing

My One Thing

One artist’s journey to become a better version of himself I have a confession to make. My plan to completely redesign and overhaul my daily schedule hit a snag. Let me explain. This past month I planned out my daily schedule and tried to establish it as my regular routine. But I quickly realized that I had bitten off more than I can chew. Planning a comprehensive daily schedule is a fine exercise. But implementing it is quite another story. My model daily schedule is fairly extensive and includes exercise, diet, work schedule,…Read more
Discipline – How to create good habits

Discipline – How to create good habits

One artist’s journey to become a better version of himself by focusing on systems instead of goals or resolutions “Inspiration is for amateurs. The rest of us just show up and get to work.” – Chuck Close This year I'm not doing New Years resolutions. Instead, I'm doing something a little different. Top Level: My Word of the Year My word-of-the-year for 2017 is “Discipline”. Discipline – noun • activity that provides mental or physical training • orderly or prescribed training that corrects, molds, or perfects one’s behavior, skill, mental faculties, or moral…Read more
Of Time and the River

Of Time and the River

A group art show celebrating the French Broad River An outstanding group of artists will be interpreting the French Broad River through drawing and painting, much of it from direct observation. All of this artistic reflection will culminate in a showing and sale of the works in October, in partnership with Riverlink. You are invited to the show, where you will be enchanted by exquisite art, be able to meet the artists and support the wonderful work of Riverlink. The 3rd annual show will be held the evening of Friday, October 21, 2016…Read more
Two-Day Art Show

Two-Day Art Show

Two-day art show this Friday and Saturday, August 26 & 27, 2016 from 10am – 5 pm at Broken Road Studio. Broken Road Studio is located in the River Arts District at 115 Roberts St, Asheville, NC (near the roundabout). I'll be painting at the Studio if you'd like to stop by and see works in progress. Broken Road Studio is the working studio and gallery of Philip DeAngelo who is graciously hosting this show.Read more
Botanical Gardens Asheville – Painting en plein air

Botanical Gardens Asheville – Painting en plein air

On location at one of Asheville's most scenic gardens Painting en plein air with an outdoor painting club. Spring is at its peak and outdoor painting season is here. On one Saturday in May, a group of artists from the WNC Plein Air Painters, set up their easels at the Botanical Gardens at Asheville to capture the lush scenery. WNCPAP - Artists and Colleagues Even though painting is essentially a solo endeavor, there is something wonderful about the camaraderie of painting with (or near) fellow artists. It's also fun to see what everyone…Read more