Works on paper


September 16, 2018 Oil paintings, Works on paper

I opened my first Solo exhibiton of my career this past July at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in the Cohen Board Room. It will be up in the gallery space until the end of October. The show included several of my favorite pieces from the past two years and acted as an excellent summary of my body of work to date. Reflecting on this exhibition has allowed me to shape my own artistic vision and goals. This hasRead More

Spring Break Snow Storm in Maine

Winslow Homer and Edward Hopper are two of my favorite painters. Their work never fails to inspire me and guide me in my painting. In the months leading up to my spring break this year, that inspiration became almost a burden as I could not paint without thinking of their work. In order to alleviate this and give myself a much needed break, I explored a location at which both Homer and Hopper made many of their most important works: Portland,Read More

Rags and Watercolor

December 26, 2017 Works on paper

In the spring of 2017, the Philadelphia Museum of Art had an extraordinary gathering of rarely seen masterpieces that traced the rise of a uniquely American medium. The “American Watercolor in the Age of Homer and Sargent” proved to be a defining exhibition for me as it sparked my own exploration of watercolor. I have since found several materials and techniques that have allowed me to make watercolor my own. The introduction of opaque watercolors and toned rag paper haveRead More

Wood Block Printing

December 16, 2017 Works on paper

I took a print class this past semester during which I developed a more graphic-oriented side of my art. The following prints are in chronological order as I explored the medium. The experience of cutting my own wood blocks and spending hours rolling inks onto boards was more difficult than I expected. The process involved blisters and a constant battle against inky hands.     City Hall Near Sunset, Three Editions, 11″ x 12″, Edition 1 $30, Edition 2 &Read More

A Cold January Afternoon

February 22, 2017 Works on paper

Study completed at the Horticultural Center in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia on a very cold January afternoon.

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