October at Quarry Hill… This was painted on the most beautiful late October day–sunny and 65 degrees, no wind. It was a perfect day for painting. We spent the day at Quarry Hill Orchards and enjoyed the people picking apples, buying pumpkins and enjoying the […]
All plein air painting days are fun. However, some are definitely more challenging than others and really test our mettle as artists. This mid-October chilly day definitely tops the list. Mark and I decided to hike out into the middle of a farm field to […]
These two plein air paintings, completed a couple weeks apart are my ode to the Kitschy, iconic images of Marblehead, Ohio. Jacques and the Take a Peach to the Beach sign have been sights for Marblehead tourists for as long as I can remember. Who […]
The weather for Plein air is starting to improve here in northern Ohio. We’ve had a few decent Mondays (and a few not-so-great ones, too) to capture some interesting scenes. Here are Emily’s Farm, Great Egret Preserve, boats at Catawba Marina and Lakeside. Enjoy!
I had the pleasure of a wonderful, relaxing and even art-filled vacation in St. Augustine, Florida. I’ve just returned and wanted to share some of my art fun with you. I was able to paint three different scenes–one on St. Augustine Beach and two in […]
Despite all the cold, wind and rain I have still been getting out to plein air paint on our Group Mondays (even if there was a pretty small group). Hopefully it will be warm and sunny soon on a Monday, but I’m not letting that […]
After returning from Latvia and starting to get the business back in order, I was asked to paint a piece and donate it for the Hoods Up event, with all proceeds from the event going to the Greater Port Clinton Area Arts Council–what a wonderful […]
In August I had the pleasure of traveling, for the second time, back to my motherland/fatherland of Latvia. It was a wonderful trip filled with family, friends and amazing adventures. In fact, I was lucky enough to come across a family member with oil paints […]
View my two new works at the “In the Shadows” group mutlimedia show at Carrington Arts, June 9 – July 22, 2017. Check out the website or Facebook page for more information and hours – carringtonartsgallery.com The opening reception will be Friday, June 9, 2017 […]
I will have two works featured in the “Blue” show at Carrington Arts Gallery in Sandusky, Ohio, March 4 – April 9, 2016. Make sure you stop in during the opening reception on March 4th or anytime to see the pieces in the show.