Recent Paintings: Fall 2018

January 20, 2019 Oil paintings

Devils Pool, Oil on canvas panel, 24” x 18”

This secluded pool is a popular spot outside the city of Philadelphia for people, such as these two adolescent boys, who want to experience the pleasure of summertime water.

Wissahickon Falls: Early Autumn Oil on canvas panel 13” x 7.5”, Sold

During this year’s unprecedented rainfall, the dam has deteriorated a considerable amount.

Wissahickon Falls: Mid Fall Oil on canvas panel, 12” x 15”

As the water has risen, the river has become more interesting to paint and I have changed my mark to capture the water’s increasingly turbulent and forceful movement.

Susquehanna High Water Oil on linen panel, 12” x 14”

Completed following a period of heavy rain, this piece’s composition and colors stress the confrontation between the high water and the piling of a forgotten bridge.

Navy Yard: Pier 5, Oil on canvas panel, 10” x 32”

Although the majority of the ships at the Navy Yard are abandoned, there are still a few piers that are active, and I am drawn to the juxtaposition of activity and disuse I find there.

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