"En Plein Air", Nature, Lakeshore, Portraits...

"With these images I sought to capture the essence of my relationship with nature and people who have marked time with me and are part of my experience . 

Shadows Reach- Fall Evanston's Lighthouse beach

Shadows Reach- Fall Evanston's Lighthouse beach

Afternoon shadows reach for the water in this en plein air portrait of the last days of fall color on Evanston's lighthouse beach - 12 x 12 in Artisan Maple float frame: Oil on Cradled Panel Artisan Maple Float Frame $585

"The Original" Walker Bros

"The Original" Walker Bros

I can't pass up a well lit sign, and this icon which families have enjoyed on Greenbay Road is no exception En Plein Air- 10 x 10 $ 485

Sentinel

Sentinel

Plein Air inspired Montrose Beach, Chicago 12 x 12 Oil on Cradled Panel 2022 $625 This moody plein air inspired scene captures a cold Winter morning on Lake Michigan. Another example of my “Ashcan” school style featuring the gritty structure and glazing to draw out shadow and light.

Grosse Point light 2022

Grosse Point light 2022

SOLD En Plein Air Evanston 12 x 16 (Framed 18 x 22) Oil on Cradled Panel -Over 15 hours on site to complete this plein air work on warm Spring mornings at the iconic “Evanston light” and Dawes House. Featuring the burnt sienna palette, gritty structure and glazing to draw out shadow and light.

On a clear day 2022

On a clear day 2022

Clear sky view of Rogers Park and Chicago from Burnham Park in Evanston Oil on Cradled Birch Panel16 x 16 not framed $785

New! Harley Clarke Study September

New! Harley Clarke Study September

Another Harley Clarke Study en plain air - 10 x10 Oil on Panel $325 Septembers long shadows on these last days of Summer

Wine Goddess

Wine Goddess

Sold Capturing the mood of a Summer night with wine & friends at the Wine Goddess in South Evanston 10 x 10 Oil on Panel Framed

Beach day

Beach day

Precious last days of Summer 2022 "en plein air "9 x 12 Oil on Panel framed in simple maple floating frame (special price $385)

Daybreak Glencoe Beach

Daybreak Glencoe Beach

SOLD A storm clearing at daybreak in this Plein Air inspired work painted on Glencoe Beach above Wilmette Harbor 16 x 16 Oil on Panel in handcrafted Maple Frame $825

When the lights come on: Twilight Dempster

When the lights come on: Twilight Dempster

SOLD: Mexican Shop and Train Crossing on Dempster captured as a nocturne during the First Evanston Plain Air Festival 12 x 12 Oil Framed

Campagnola

Campagnola

SOLD South Evanston Main Dempster Mile Favorite "CampagnolA" captured in the first Evanston Plein AIr Festival 12 16 Oil on Panel Framed

Crib dream

Crib dream

SOLD Plein Air inspired, Montrose Harbor 10 x10 (Framed 12 x 12) Oil on Cradled Panel 2022 This plein air inspired Winter scene captures a winter morning on Lake Michigan. Another example of my “Ashcan” school style featuring the burnt sienna palette, gritty structure and glazing to draw out shadow and light.

Admiral on Foster

Admiral on Foster

Sold: En Plein Air portrait if this iconic Chicago Landmark building purchased by the Admiral on the Lake 8 x 10 Oil Matted /Framed

Lake Michigan Fall

Lake Michigan Fall

Lake Michigan Fall: the last breath of Fall looking North from “Open Lands” along Lake Michigan en plein air Oil on Panel 8 x 10 Framed

Dempster View

Dempster View

SOLD: Looking South from Dempster beach 8 x 10 Oil on Panel

Wilmette Harbor Red Sky Dawn

Wilmette Harbor Red Sky Dawn

Sold 16 x 16 Oil on Panel Framed Red Sky at dawn beauty of this early Spring day at Wilmette Harbor, featuring the working Tug in dock

"My Time"- Evanston Lighthouse Beach

"My Time"- Evanston Lighthouse Beach

SOLD: En Plein Air Enjoying the last of Summer days on Evanston's Lighthouse Beach facing North 10 x 10 Image Oil (11x11 Framed)

Lets get Lunch

Lets get Lunch

Honorable Mention Prairie Arts Plein Air Competition Oil on panel, 16 x 16 $525 Judge’s Notes: This painting is very inviting, friendly, and has a welcoming mood. An excellent blending of realism and painterly interpretation. A nice study of how to capture hard architectural surfaces. Good light/shadow pattern creates solid dimensional shapes

Mille fiori

Mille fiori

SOLD: Mille Fiori! : New work from the artist’s classic Evanston en plein air collection featuring this Central Street favorite 10 x 10 Oil on cradled panel/ Framed

Bahai_

Bahai_

SOLD “Bahai”: en Plein Air study of the world renown Bahai Temple in North Evanston 6 x 6 Oil Panel mounted on Acid Free Mat/ Framed

Girl on Foster

Girl on Foster

“Girl on Foster “contemporary En Plein Air piece capturing a conversation at Foster Avenue Beach. 8 x 8 Oil Framed Priced to sell $225

Harley Clark Study

Harley Clark Study

another classic en plein air study of Evanston’s beloved Harley Clark Landmark during a sunny summer day in 2021. 6 x 6 Oil Panel mounted on Acid Free Mat/ Framed $175

Memorial Day

Memorial Day

SOLD: 8 x 10 en plein air snapshot of a family enjoying a Lake Michigan Beach above New Buffalo, Michigan on Memorial Day

Lake Michigan Oil 10 x 10 Framed (8x8)

Lake Michigan Oil 10 x 10 Framed (8x8)

One of my first plein Air paintings, this piece was done in the Fall facing south on Lake MI, in Fort Sheridan Lake Forest Open Lands

"All to ourselves"

"All to ourselves"

Sold: I had to capture this young family enjoying the last days of Summer "En Plein Air" - alone together at Gilson Park Beach Oil on Panel 6 x 12 x 1.5 Gallery Panel Only (Not typically framed)

Sold "Plen Eire" Kinvara at Rest

Sold "Plen Eire" Kinvara at Rest

Kinvara, County Mayo at low tide Consignment Private Collection View at Celtic Knot Evanston

Lowtide : Kinvara, County Mayo (IRL) SOLD

Lowtide : Kinvara, County Mayo (IRL) SOLD

NFS IRL Low Tide Innishere 16 x 12 Oil on Board - Private Collection

Muckross Abbey IRL West Coast $525

Muckross Abbey IRL West Coast $525

Private NFS Muckross in the Mist: Kilarney 16 x 20 Oil on Board On View at Celtic Knot Evanston

Sunrise: Cliffs of Moher

Sunrise: Cliffs of Moher

Private NFS Sunrise Cliffs of Moher- Oil on Gallery Board 16 x 20 View at Celtic Knot Evanston

Bodhran Makers Workshop $225

Bodhran Makers Workshop $225

Private NFS Re-creation of this famous Bohdran (Irish Drum) Makers sign from Connemara IRL 16 x 12 Oil on Board View at Celtic Knot Evanston

Crane's Bar Galway IRL $275

Crane's Bar Galway IRL $275

Private NFS Captures the spirit of the Crane Bar, one of the best Session bars in Galway, IRL 16 x 12 Oil View at Celtic Knot Evanston

Connamara - Sold

Connamara - Sold

Private NFS show: Connemara Landscape SOLD-Private 18 x 24 Oil Board

Paying Respect $1850

Paying Respect $1850

Pyallup Canoe Gathering 48 x 48 Oil on Canvas

Offering  - Sold

Offering - Sold

Private Collection - Tobacco ceremony honoring Veterans at Utah Beach France 18 x 24 Oil on Gallery Board

Trout Water Oil $ 525

Trout Water Oil $ 525

The artist's passion for fly fishing encourages the viewer to look into the painting and choose where to cast for that blue ribbon trout- 12 x16 Oil on cradled Gesso Board Framed $775

Third Generation

Third Generation

SOLD Oil on Gallery Board 18 x 24 Private Collection

Old Soldier Sale $75

Old Soldier Sale $75

Montana Ford in the field ; Montana 20 x 24 Goache on Arches Acid Free paper Framed $ 225

Morning : Sylvania SOLD

Morning : Sylvania SOLD

SOLD Plein air capturing the softness of morning on Clark Lake in Michigan's Sylvania National Forest: 8 x 10 Framed (Black 10 x 12) Oil on Gesso Board

Available in originals and prints