Sunday, November 1, 2009


The top painting is 22"x30" and was painted only with a palette knife. The bottom one is 28"x40" and has a way to go still.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

New work

Just started these little paintings this week. More work to do on the clouds in both paintings and on the trees and ground in the lower painting.

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Mission Open Studios

Mission Open Studios happens this weekend. While I am not officially participating, my new work will be on view, and you can find me in studio #148 Friday evening, Saturday morning, and late Sunday afternoon. Hope you can stop by.
Art Explosion Studios
2425 17th St. @ Potrero
Friday, October 9, 7PM-11PM
Saturday, Ocrober 10, 11AM-6PM
Sunday, October 11, 11AM-6PM

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Friday, September 18, 2009

Cardboard +

Progress on new and old paintings.

Friday, September 11, 2009


Process shot. 22"x36".

Thursday, September 10, 2009


Today's palette. All skin tones for the bikers' arms.

Tuesday, September 1, 2009


Process shots of the bikers. The top one is 22"x36". The other two are 22"x40". As always, the colors, especially the skin tones, are better than they appear here.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Closing Reception August 27

Please join me for the closing reception of Nothing Out of the Ordinary, a two person show featuring my work alongside paintings by the lovely Katja Leibenath. Refreshments will be served. Details below.

Nothing Out of the Ordinary
Liquid SPACES/Sherwood Design Engineers
Thursday, August 27
1 Union Street (@ Front)
Please RSVP to

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Just started

The biker will be one in a series of three. The field will get some shacks over on the right hand side.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009


Still have some work to do on the white clouds, the sea, and the reflections. 21"x29"

Saturday, August 1, 2009

Friday, July 31, 2009


My Finnish grandmother. Part of a larger portrait of both grandparents.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

So much to paint...

and so few hours in the day.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Almost life size

Self portrait. Oil on canvas. 68"x48". Still working on it.

Friday, July 3, 2009

Wednesday, June 17, 2009


Beginning of a new painting. It's a view from a plane of a storm coming in over south Texas.

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

A second cloud!

The beginning of another cloud painting. This one comes from a video I shot through the windshield of the car while travelling to Death Valley. Still a lot of work to do on it.

Saturday, May 23, 2009


The start of another new little painting. I get nervous when I don't have at least a few paintings in the beginnings stages where I can experiment a little.

Monday, May 18, 2009

Little Painting

Just started this little painting this morning. I think I will keep it fairly minimal and just add a bit more detail to the girl on the right. The image is from a video I shot in Death Valley. Oil on canvas. 21"x29".

Thursday, May 14, 2009


The cloud is finished! The colors are better than in the photo.
Progress on the big Tallinn painting. It WILL be finished by the end of May.
Progress on the Death Valley painting. The bottom image is my palette the day I painted the sun flares. Not my usual colors. Still lots of work to do on this one.

Thursday, May 7, 2009

Death Valley

A few process shots. All oil on canvas. All approximately 24"x30".

Friday, May 1, 2009

Badwater Basin

Just started this yesterday. It's 4'x6'.

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Spring Open Studios

Spring Open Studios is coming up this weekend! Hard to believe it's here already, but I have a big new space (#148) and lots of new work to show. Details below. Hope to see you there.

Art Explosion Studios
2425 17th St. @ Potrero

Thursday, April 23 5PM-8PM

Opening reception:
Friday, April 24 7PM-11PM

Open Studios:
Saturday, April 25 12PM-5PM
Sunday, April 26 12PM-5PM

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Friday, March 27, 2009

Bigger than gigantic

Just started this painting yesterday. It is 6'x8' oil on canvas.

Sunday, March 15, 2009