The Lagoon Trail


15×30″ Acrylic–  Any UCSB students will know this spot… how lucky we were to get to walk out on this trail between classes.  There used to be a red fox who lived on this hill that Lauren and I would see on early morning runs here.  The sun was over a sea of stratus clouds when I started and within an hour the fog bank blew in, erasing the scene.


SCAPE Exhibit at the Wilding

screen-shot-2016-10-04-at-11-43-58-amI’m honored to have work in two shows opening this week.  Thursday night at Gallery 113 for First Thursday there is an opening for a SCAPE benefit show for the Los Padres Forest Watch.  Then, Friday evening come help us celebrate the opening of a show of landscapes of the tri-counties at the Wilding museum.

Morning at Moon Lake


20×48″ Acrylic on Canvas–  This is a studio painting from one of my plein air studies I created this summer.  I had fun playing with color variations and paint textures.  It is fascinating how much different the experience of a painting is when you increase the scale– it feels more like you can walk into it.