Artist Talk

Feb 11, 2022 - Please join me this Sunday, Feb 13 at 2 pm at The Artist Gallery (TAG) in Frederick, MD in which I will discuss my photographs and how I select and take the photo as well as my thought process in editing and presenting them. Several other very talented artists will be speaking about their works too. We look forward to seeing you there!

501 N Market St

Frederick, MD


The Associate's Show at TAG

Feb 1, 2022 - I will be part of an art show at The Artists Gallery(TAG) in Frederick, MD. There will be six of my photographs and digital art pieces on display and for sale. I invite you to join me at the opening reception from 5-8 pm on Feb 5. The show runs from Feb 4-29. I look forward to seeing you there.

501 N Market St
Frederick, MD

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Holiday Greeting Cards

Dec 1, 2021 - Four of my beautiful winter photographs taken in Frederick, MD, and Harpers Ferry, WV are now available as high-quality matte-finished 5x7” greeting cards. They make great gifts and are a beautiful way to wish your friends and relatives a Merry Christmas. Best of all, they can be framed as mini-prints and enjoyed on the wall long after the greeting has expired. You can purchase them here. They’re also available at these fine Frederick, MD establishments: The Delaplaine Arts Center Gift Shop, The Artist Gallery(TAG) in December, The Art of Beauty Day Spa, Ec’clectibles, and The Frederick Basket Company.


"Portrait" The Motif Collective - 2021 International Photography Competition

May 1, 2021 - My photo "Cheetah Sisters" was selected for the Motif Collection's "PORTRAIT​" 2021 THEME WINNERS and can be seen here.  



San Diego Museum of Art 2021 International Summer Exhibition

May 1, 2021 - I’m thrilled that my watercolor "Messabout" has been accepted into The San Diego Museum of Art Artists Guild 2021 Online International Summer Exhibition. EXHIBITION DATES: June 8, 2021, through August 8, 2021. Their juror, Anita Feldman, selected 250 works out of 2379 submissions for inclusion in the exhibition.


Delaplaine Gift Gallery Featured Artist

Jul 15, 2020 - My artwork will be featured at the Delaplaine Gift Gallery’s Featured Artists in August and September (2020). Please stop by if you get a chance!

Delaplaine Arts | Summer 2020

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2020 Delaplaine National Juried Exhibition

May 22, 2020 - My Nishikigoi 錦鯉 in a Pond watercolor was accepted in the Delaplaine 2020 National Juried Exhibition in Frederick, MD. How did this painting evolve? Well, it all came about after I visited the Ladew Topiary Gardens just outside of Baltimore, MD. They had a beautiful Koi pond! I had my camera and took a bunch of photos. After looking them over, I knew they would turn into a painting. The contrasting colors of the black inky water and bright jewel hues of the koi were mesmerizing! Sketching it was easy. Where I struggled though, was with the background color of the water. I tore it up twice before I was finally able to settle on a good mix. I painted it in several layers. Ivory black and Payne’s Gray, with swaths of Hooker Green and Cobalt Blue. The bubbles are mainly Chinese White with some Windsor Green mixed in. I applied them when the background was dry. A little round white brush stroke and then a dab in the middle with a wet q-tip. I was very happy with the Koi. They turned out well and with very few fixes. See here for more info on the show:

https://prezi.com/view/xs0NS4KIGKm3sP5Np5Z1/

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“BLACK & WHITE” The Motif Collective - 2020 International Photography Competition

Apr 1, 2020 - Black and Whites are at the core of this theme, especially since it's the original format of photography and it requires us to look at line, shadow, and contrast in such a different way when shooting. I didn’t place in the top three but my photo “Into the City” was in the top tier shortlist. The photo is of the 7280 arriving at the 40th Street\Lowery Street Subway Station platform, Queens, NYC. The lines and boundaries in this photo pull me right into the city and to the Empire State Building.

https://www.motifcollective.com/winners-apr-2020.html

Subway

"MINIMALISM " The Motif Collective - 2018 International Photography Competition

Oct 1, 2018 - Minimalism or the absence of distractions from shadows, light and often a single subject, line or emotion is also the core of every photograph we take where instead of being subtle and undefined it becomes the dramatic force of the image. I didn’t place in the top three but my photo “To the Other Side” was in the top tier shortlist. The photo is of a semi-truck crossing the Talmadge Bridge in Savannah, Ga.

https://www.motifcollective.com/winners-oct-2018.html

Talmadge Bridge, Georgia
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