2019 · Acrylic · flowers · Small Format (5-20")

The Winecups

Imagine yourself laying in a field of Texas wildflowers, the blooms waving in the breeze over your face as you gaze into the sky above. Winecups - those red wine-colored delicate blooms - were a favored wildflower of my loving, affectionate longtime friend Colleen. When she passed unexpectedly earlier this year, I put all of… Continue reading The Winecups

2019 · Acrylic · flowers · Landscape & Architecture · Small Format (5-20")

To Be Texan

A commissioned piece for my nephew, a displaced Texan, this piece symbolizes what it means to be Texan. Angus cattle in a ranch pasture, bluebonnets growing around cedar posts and barbed wire fences, the cowboy hat and the waving flag all bring together the pride and grit that makes Texans so proud of their heritage.… Continue reading To Be Texan

2016 · people · Small Format (5-20") · Watercolor

One in Six Million

Although this is an unusually macabre subject for me, it has its poignancy. In 2016, I visited Paris and toured the catacombs beneath the city. The skeletons of six million people -- the contents of several cemeteries and churches, victims of the plague and French Revolution, and victims of other natural and, often obviously unnatural,… Continue reading One in Six Million

2009 · Birds · Birds of Prey · Digital Media · Landscape & Architecture · Nature · Small Format (5-20")

The Life of Andrew

My nephew Andrew is a patriotic fellow. Born in Texas, Andrew grew up in Iowa with a deep sense of loyalty to both states. For his graduation gift, I painted this essential "Andrew" in digital oils. From the purple mountains in the back to the amber grain in the front, his passion for his homelands… Continue reading The Life of Andrew