For Pastels Only in Cape Cod, 2014

Sponsored by the Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod, this national juried pastel exhibition was held annually at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod on Old Main Street in South Yarmouth, MA. It includes some of the best pastelists working today. I have been honored to be included for the past three years. My painting … Continue reading For Pastels Only in Cape Cod, 2014

MAC Holiday Artisan Fair December 7, 2013

Come visit me at the Holiday Artisan Fair in Milton MA. I will have a number of unframed works available along with framed Pastels and Giclees. Do your holiday shopping locally!! Over a dozen artists and artisans will be selling their work, and there will be a Super-Secret Elf Gift Workshop for young elves from … Continue reading MAC Holiday Artisan Fair December 7, 2013

PPSCC Members Show

  My Pastel "Into the Light" was included in the 2013 Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod annual members show at the Mashpee Public Library. The Members Show Reception was held Saturday, November 23 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. At 1:00, Margaret Farrell Bruno, PSA and PPSCC Signature Member presented a free Pastel Demonstration … Continue reading PPSCC Members Show

Artist Showcase at the MAC

It was a great pleasure to be the featured artist at the Milton Art Center on November 9, 2013 from 12 - 4pm. It was wonderful to see old friends and meet new ones, as people dropped into the art center for the show and demonstration.I shared some of my recent work, including field studies … Continue reading Artist Showcase at the MAC

Finding Your Focus

As much as possible I like to paint outside. Its not always possible to do this of course, so I spend a lot of time taking photos of things. These form a collection of visual notes that I can scroll back to, looking for ideas and inspiration. While great for reference, photos often don't really … Continue reading Finding Your Focus

FPO Show 2012

I am honored to have a painting included in the For Pastels Only show presented by the Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod June 26-July 22, 2012. It was an impressive grouping of work by many well-known artists working in this medium. The opening was at the Cultural center of Cape Cod in South Yarmouth. … Continue reading FPO Show 2012

March 2012 Show at the Mad Hatter Gallery

I am pleased to be showing at the Mad Hatter Gallery March 16 through the beginning of April 2012. The show will be open Sat and Sunday afternoon March 17-18 and then 12-5 Tuesday through Friday for the rest of the month. On March 31 from 4-5:30 the gallery will be open for an informal … Continue reading March 2012 Show at the Mad Hatter Gallery

Gallery: Water images

Paintings done over the summer and fall of 2011. Click on a thumbnail to see a larger image. I have been fascinated by water for years. The transparency of the water and its reflective surface present endless seductive details. Deciding what to capture, and rendering it so it is believable and fresh are the primary … Continue reading Gallery: Water images

If you missed the show, check out the video

Despite the record heat, many people came to the opening of my show at the library 7/21/11. I got some great feedback, lots of positive comments, saw many old and new friends, and by the end of the night had sold three pastels and two photos. Much to my surprise, a reporter from the Patriot … Continue reading If you missed the show, check out the video

Opening at Milton Public Library, July 21, 2011

It was an interesting process installing my work at the library the past few days. As the show went up during hours the library is open, many people stopped and commented on the work on their way through the gallery. It was great to get such immediate feedback. Most of the work is done in … Continue reading Opening at Milton Public Library, July 21, 2011

I love pastels!

I have been working in pastels for only about 6 months. I started last spring after I met  Jeanne Smith and saw her beautiful work at the Framingham Open studios. Jeanne is an amazing artist and generous teacher. She holds classes in her studio in Sudbury. For years I have worked in various other media … Continue reading I love pastels!