Archive for February, 2012

The UMVA Painting Invitational and Silent Auction

Posted on February 23rd, 2012 by maineislandtreasures

  I had the opportunity to view the wonderful collection of paintings from my fellow UMVA members at Aucocisco Galleries yesterday.  In this gloomy late winter weather, I guarantee they will brighten your spirits.  I have two paintings in the exhibit, “Reflection, Portland Harbor,” and “Approaching Squall.”  While any of the works in the show […]

“Approaching Squall”

Posted on February 14th, 2012 by maineislandtreasures

This 16×20″ oil on canvas captures the fading sunshine and its reflection on the open ocean as a squall line was approaching from the west.  I love how this sea and sky “sandwich” contrasts the dark and stormy nimbostratus (and water) against the cobalt sky and altocumulus.  These calm seas were churning with white caps […]

Solo Exhibit: The Salt Exchange in Portland

Posted on February 1st, 2012 by maineislandtreasures

    The Salt Exchange restaurant/gallery on Commercial Street in Portland’s Old Port is an artist’s dream!  It is a beautiful space for showcasing the work of local artists and I am thrilled to be their featured artist from February through April.  The central theme of my exhibit, entitled, “Reflections,” features fifteen water reflection paintings, additional […]