5 years later. 5 years wiser. (Did I actually learn something?)

“Stop trying so hard.”  “Stop working so hard.” “Stop trying to prove something.” Did I Stop? Looking back over the last five years, I think I actually DID! Last night we went to an annual event that in years past has caused me much sadness. It was an opening reception for an exhibit of 100+ local […]

October 1. Sunflower 1.

The first of FIVE Sunflowers. Sometimes I get a little carried away with an idea. While some people might think it’s a good idea to paint “a” sunflower, for some reason I felt the need to paint FIVE. Those who know me well, will heartily agree that this is pretty much the story of my life. I just looked back though […]

Do you love Greenville, South Carolina?

If you DO love Greenville, here’s a calendar for you to enjoy on your computer this month — simply click on the image above to download. The photo that inspired this painting was taken along the river in Downtown Greenville, SC. Such a beautiful place! Click here to read out THE STORY behind this painting.  Main St. […]

Happy September! Enjoy this Spider Flower Calendar

The Spider Flowers have been blooming for months now… mine are actually looking pretty scraggly right now. The flower in this painting was actually growing in my yard last summer. I painted it as a contest entry and it was actually chosen! The original was purchased by CountyBank here in Greenville, SC and it’s hanging […]

A Camellia Calendar for you… (happy new month!)

Although the Camellias aren’t in bloom right now, this painting is a preview of what’s to come later this fall and winter –assuming you live in Zone 7 and are lucky enough to live near some kind-soul who planted a Camellia bush. To keep this ever-blooming-blossom on your desktop, simply click on the image above […]

July is here! (new month = new calendar)

If you enjoy flowers, why not download this desktop calendar for the month of July? Simply click on the image above. Click here to read about the inspiration for this painting on my web site. (You can also purchase prints of this painting through my web site too!) Below is a short movie which shows […]

June is here! (new month = new calendar)

Click here to read about this painting. Below is a short movie showing this painting in progress… You can see this painting in person at the Piccolo Spoleto Outdoor Art Festival. I’ve got it with me at booth #25 on Calhoun St. I’ve ALSO got brand new prints too!

Happy May Day! (a new month = a new calendar)

This Dahlia was one of the last flowers of the season in my yard last fall. I just couldn’t resist painting it. To see this painting in person, just visit… Metropolitan Arts Council Gallery • “One-Stop Open Studios Retrospective Exhibit” April 10 – May 14, 2012 16 Augusta St., Greenville, SC 29601 Artists’ Reception on Friday, […]