My Studio Gallery is located in a delightful old storefront on Main Street, Sperryville.  From the front porch and twin bay windows I can watch the comings and goings of local folks, business people and tourists.  This is a refreshing change of pace from the solitary hiking and biking throughout the Blue Ridge Mountains that I greatly enjoy. 

I always have a camera with me on early morning rides or late afternoon hikes.  Images from my farm and the surrounding countryside are inspirations for my work.  Back in the studio, I try to understand how to capture light, composition and emotions on the canvas.  I am a deliberate painter and often revisit a painting multiple time before considering it complete.  I like to think I interpret the landscape by adding my own sense of place and understanding of the land.

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