Portrait Painting

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Like many subjects in art, portrait painting held a deep interest to me.  It still does and I still include fragments of facial imagery in my art work.  Here is a Truro Daily News clipping published on October 3, 1996, page 3. This is a stylized self-portrait that I painted a few years ago A beautiful painting that I created … Read More

Malagash Moon

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“Malagash Moon” is a 17 X 13 1/2 inch acrylic on canvas that represents a full moon over the beach at Malagash where the Sandeson family cottage was once located. I am certain the old copper moon, the rocks, sand, and tidal zig-zags still reveal their mysteries at night. It is a beautiful beach, located along the Northern shore of … Read More

Deep Water Swimmer

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This Deep Water Swimmer pulls with awkward strength through underwater currents.  Silhouetted and vulnerable, she kicks over its’ surface, reaching her shoulders and pressing her hands, while breathing and splashing cold bubbles into the light above.  Meanwhile, we underground springs, like earths’ veins, flush toward the rivers, lakes and oceans, with our own life. This 31” X 30” acrylic on … Read More