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Fenrir the fierce
Recording of My Free Zoom Painting Class
Kitchen Cooks
was Accepted into the NOAPS America's Best Small Work National Show at the Principle Gallery Charleston SC
k9  Ond day online oil painting Workshopsseries
K-9 Dog painting workshops are a deep dive into painting our four-legged friends in small bites.
In the painting workshops you will learn about painting dog’s eyes, noses, heads, fur, bodies, and movement. Each workshop will focus in on an area of the dog and work it out. The workshops are on Zoom, and will start with initial Painting Design, move to the painting Palette for the co
Water Retriever
This painting was juried into this years Oil Painters of America's National show at California Center for the Arts, Escondido Museum
The Horse Farrier
Accepted into the American Impressionist Society National Small Works at Show Reinert Fine Art Charleston, South Carolina
A river runs through it.
Accepted into Yosemite Renaissance 36 at Yosemite Gateway Art Center on March 19t
Brunch
Won the 2020 WVE Tonya & Brad Balch Purchase Award At the Swope Art Museum
Kitchen Cooks
Won the Brenda F. Milliren Award of Distinction in painting at the 2020 WVE
Winter Wood
Winter Wood was accepted into NOAPS Best Small Works show at McBride Gallery in Annapolis MD
The Fish Cleaner
"The Fish Cleaner" was accepted into the American Impressionists Society's Small Works National Show
"Highland Cow"
oil painting wins Best of Show Award at Lagrange Fine Art Gallery.
Painting the Tugboat Red
SOLD "Painting the Tugboat Red"Won a Purchase Award at the American Impressionists Society National Small works exhibition at the Crooked Tree Art Center in Petoskey Michigan.
Porch of Shadows
Porch of Shadows was accepted into Arkansas Territory Exhibition
Ready to Go
Ready to Go was accepted into Arkansas Territory Exhibition
Horse Washing
Wins Best of Show at the Emerald Isle Show at the McCord Gallery Palos Park, IL
Cow came home
"Cow Came Home" was accepted into the National Oil and Acrylics Painters America's Best Small Painting Show in Fredericksburg, TX
Monet's Lily Pond Keeper
Honored to have "Monet's Lily Pond Keeper" juried into the Oil Painters of America’s The Virtuosos of the OPA Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils!

The exhibition will be held at Cutter & Cutter Fine Art from March 1 to 31.
Painting Studio
This painting was juried into this years Oil Painters of America's National show in Steamboat Springs, CO
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Horse Washing

Wins Best of Show at the Emerald Isle Show at the McCord Gallery Palos Park, IL