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Christmas Miniature Show at Swain Galleries

The much anticipated annual Christmas Miniature Show is about to open at Swain Galleries!  I’m so excited to exhibit NEW, fresh off the easel, oil paintings on copper for this very popular show.  Mark your calendar for the Opening Reception on Saturday, December 1, 2018, 5:00 – 7:00 PM at Swain Galleries, 703 Watchung Avenue,… read more

Anniversary Still Lifes at Swain Galleries

Celebrating 150 Years:  Anniversary Still Lifes at Swain Galleries   Featuring several of my oils on copper, this exhibit offers a variety of styles and mediums.  Come join us for the Opening reception Sat. 9/22, 5:00 – 7:00 PM, 703 Watchung Avenue, Plainfield, NJ 07060.   Still life:  A representation of inanimate objects – Random… read more

New Class at the Center for Contemporary Art

  Are you interested in Floral Oil Painting?  Come join my new class at the Center for Contemporary Art on Thursdays 10:00 – 12:30 PM beginning September 13th through November 15.  Class registration is available online at https://ccabedminster.org/.    Center for Contemporary Art, 2020 Burnt Mills Road, Bedminster, NJ 07921 (908) 234-2345     

Anniversary Floral Show at Swain Galleries

Celebrating 150 years, Swain Galleries is opening the spring season with a very special anniversary floral exhibition featuring 4 of my oil paintings on copper!  Come join us at the opening reception this Saturday, April 7 from 5-7:00 PM.  The exhibition is on view until April 28th at Swain Galleries, located at 703 Watchung Avenue,… read more

Violin at NJPAC

My violin is on display this season at all the performances of the NJ Symphony Orchestra.  Tickets are sold at the concerts to win one of these beautiful hand painted violins inspired by the classical music performed this season.  Inspired by Beethoven’s Creatures of Prometheus, my violin features my toes shoes on the front and… read more

At the MORRIS MUSEUM

NJ Highlands Exhibition at the Morris Museum My plein air painting of the historical Ayres Knuth Farm (in Denville) will be on exhibition at the Morris Museum, January 11 – February 18, 2018 as part of the NJ Highlands Exhibition raising awareness of the importance of our natural resources in the Highlands.  Opening Reception is… read more

New Jersey Symphony Violin

I’m excited to announce that my hand painted violin for the New Jersey Symphony will be unveiled at Studio 7 Fine Art Gallery.  I was 1 of 10 Artists selected for their Art Strings Project, an art project that will raise money for the NJSO’s education programs.  Inspired by Beethoven’s “The Creatures of Prometheus,” my… read more

Portrait of C. Scott Vanderhoef is now part of the Permanent Collection of Rockland County, NY

In May 2017, my public portrait commission of former County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef was formally dedicated at the Rockland County Courthouse in New York.  This oil painting is now part of the permanent art collection of Rockland County, NY.  I was honored to be at this ceremony with C. Scott Vanderhoef (on the right),… read more

New Oil Painting on Copper featured in “Art Connections” at the George Segal Gallery

I’m excited to announce that my latest oil painting on copper, “Glass, Brass & Copper” will be exhibited in the show “Art Connections” at the George Segal Gallery, located at Montclair State University.  Opening Reception is November 19th, 2:00 – 5:00 PM, and the show runs until December 16th, 2017. 

Paintings on View

“Orchids & Brass”, the completed oil painting on copper from last month’s live demonstration is making its debut tonight at Studio 7 Fine Art Gallery, located at 5 Morristown Road in Bernardsville, NJ.  Another one of my oil paintings, “Dancing Oaks,” is exhibited as a prize winner in the New Jersey Highlands Coalition Art Exhibition… read more

Oil Painting Demonstration on Copper at Studio 7 Fine Art Gallery

What a wonderful night demonstrating my oil painting technique on copper at the Studio 7 Fine Art Gallery opening on March 3, 2017!  I loved showing my technique at the beginning stage of the painting when you can really see the copper surface.  This amazing process has a long standing tradition of over four centuries.… read more

Studio 7 Fine Art Gallery Anniversary Show

Come Celebrate and Enjoy this fabulous Anniversary Exhibition at Studio 7 Fine Art Gallery, located at 5 Morristown Road in Bernardsville NJ.  Opening Reception is Friday 2/3/2017 and 3/3/2017 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM.  10 of my oil paintings are showcased, 8 still lifes on copper and 2 award winning figurative paintings from my past.… read more

Highlands Art Exhibit

My new landscape, “Dancing Oaks”, has been selected to be part of the Highlands Art Exhibit.   Presented by the New Jersey Highlands Coalition and Morris Art, the exhibition has an opening reception for the public on January 26th, 6:00 – 8:30 at the Atrium Gallery on the 2nd floor of the Morris County Administration… read more

Christmas Miniature Show

“Viburnum” and “Delft Still Life”, two new works on copper, will be on exhibit and for sale in the Christmas Miniature Show at Swain Galleries located at 703 Watchung Avenue, Plainfield, NJ 07060.  The Show opens on Sat. December 3rd and runs until December 31, 2016  Hours are Tues. – Friday 10:00 AM – 5:00… read more

Oil Painting Demonstration on Copper this Saturday

Come see the magic in action!  Live oil painting demonstration on copper this Saturday 9/24 at Studio 7 Fine Art Gallery in Bernardsville, NJ from 2:00 – 4:00 PM.  I will be painting a still life on copper and talking about my process.   

Oil Paintings on Copper in Summer Exhibition

Studio 7 Fine Art Gallery, located at 5 Morristown Rd in Bernardsville, NJ, is hosting a summer exhibition featuring 12 of my recent oil paintings on copper.  They will be on view through August 27, 2016.  Open Wed.- Sat. 10:00 – 4:00 PM or call for appointment (908) 963-0365.    Collectors always ask me, “Why… read more

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