Today I spent the afternoon painting with my friend Kim.  She worked on a landscape from a trip to Alaska, and I began the imprimatura on my “Traditions” painting (I like to use the term imprimatura because it sounds more sophisticated than underpainting, even though they are relatively the same thing). I am a notoriously […]


This year (2011) is the 50th anniversary of the Oxford Gallery in Rochester, New York.  And every year the gallery owner, Jim Hall has an invitational themed show.  Last year’s was “Fiat Lux”.  The year before that was “Nocturn”.  To celebrate the gallery’s 50th anniversary, this year’s theme is “Traditions”.  The subject of my painting […]