"Beauty and The Beast"
At the Giza pyramids near Cairo, Egypt
Winner of the High Winds medal and award at the 2011 American Watercolor
Society annual art competition
in the traveling show for The American Watercolor Society 2011 -2012.
Exhibited in the Shanghai Biennial Watercolor Exhibition, Shanghai,
Featured on the cover of the French magazine; The Art of Watercolor
First place winner in the animal/wildlife division of the Artist Magazine's
International Competition in 2011
Winner of the Barse Miller Memorial Award at the 2014 American Watercolor
Society annual art competition
and show in New York City. Featured in the traveling show with the
American Watercolor Society - 2014.
Inspired by the ruins on the Greek island of Delos and the site of
Akrotiri on the island of Santorini.
Accepted into the 2016 Tranparent Watercolor Society of America annual
"Birds of A Feather"
Inspired by a scene in Honduras.
John Singer Sargent award winner at the 2015 Transparent
Watercolor Society of America annual show.
Bellagio, Italy is a beautiful town for artists to paint. This
mountainous town is in the center of Lake Como. I have painted here
three times. Climbing the hills is a bit of exercise!
Sorrento harbor has a variety of boats. The fisherman who owned this
beautiful boat celebrated the use of color and dedicated the boat to his
Walking along the street in the Caribbean island of Bonair I came
upon this delightful boutique window!
The five towns on the Italian Riviera are called Cinque Terre. At
the bottom of this narrow street of Riomaggiore, hundreds of boats are
pulled up. By following the path you can visit the other beautiful
An experiment with color and cotton gauze. The inspiration was from
a photograph I took in Cornwall, England. Hydrangia's line this
These colorful birds were photographed in Switzerland. They were
very proud of their color!
High in the Alps one comes upon some fantastic scenes! One
fall we were privileged to wait in our car by the side of the road when
the cows were taken down from the high country.
"The Tour Guide"
It rained a good deal of the time when we were on the island of
Sicily. Our tour leader was bound to get his information to us, rain or
shine! Some of the group preferred to see the sights!!
A path in the Villa
Cimbrone grounds in Amalfi Coast Italian village of Ravello
the North light book "Splash 14. The best of Watercolor"
2014 The volume is subtitled :
"light and color" and each painting is accompanied by a
caption that shows readers something about each artist's processes
pertaining to the theme of light and color.
A quiet street in the old city
of Obidos, Portugal
On the shore of Lake Como in the lake country of Northern Italy.
The harbor of the old city of Dubrovnik, Croatia.
An evening scene in the narrow
streets of Sorrento, Italy.
After The Catch"
A fisherman mending his nets in
the harbor of Alexandria, Egypt.
A boutique window in the town
of Bellagio on Lake Como, Italy.
This abandoned farmstead lies in a beautiful tranquil alpine meadow high
above Zermat, Switzerland.
This merchant is eating his
lunch as he waits for customers in Mostar, Bosnia-Herzegovina.
"Feluccas on The Nile"
Near Aswan in upper Egypt, feluccas sail the Nile.
Near Brienz, Switzerland
cows near Brienz, Switzerland