My work is an expression of what I value: the intrinsic and intangible qualities of a rich and full life, whether found in nature or the people around us.
First Place in Oils, Northeast Fine Arts Exhibition, MA
“Time,” Honorable Mention Award, 2022 American Impressionist Society National Exhibition, CO
“Spring,” Juror’s Choice Award, Small Stones Art Festival, MA
“Painter’s Journey,” Honorable Mention, Northeast Fine Arts Exhibition in Traditional Realism & Newburyport Art Association, MA
“The Priestess,” Honorable Mention, Northeast Fine Arts Exhibition in Traditional Realism, MA
”Alisa,” Diane Townsend Award, Marks of Distinction, 2021 Central MA Pastel Society.
“Maria,” received First Place Overall Figurative Award, Northeast Fine Arts Exhibition
“Juror’s Choice Award,” Fall 2020 Small Stones Festival of the Arts, MA
“Ralph’s Rock Diner” was one of the Top Four award winning paintings, Worcester’s Architectural Heritage
The “Bather”was recently award the Jack Richeson Copper Award at the Pastels USA 2020 International Juried Exhibition
“Grigory” was awarded “Best Impressionism” at the “Best of America 2019 National Juried Exhibition”
“The Bride” was awarded Best of Show in the WetPaint Competition, 2018 American Impressionist Society’s Small Works Showcase
“The Graduate,” has been awarded the Portraiture Honorable Mention from the Oil Painters of America, 2017 National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils.
Materials and Techniques
Original oil paintings created from direct observation not from photographs