• Artwork,  Local History,  Painting Series

    Portrait Series: John W. Jones

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    I’m currently focusing on getting everything ready for my upcoming show in Geneva, so for today’s blog post I’m sharing one from a couple years ago for you to enjoy.  In it I explore the ties that Elmira has to the Underground Railroad and some of the key leaders of…

  • Artwork,  Painting Series

    100 Day Project 2022: Conclusion

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    The 100 Day Project ended in May, but I wanted to take one last look at the project to show all the different pieces of art that I completed during the timespan of 100 days.  If you’d like to look at the blog recaps from the beginning, there’s a link…

  • Adventures,  Local History

    Clemens & the Pen

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    This past weekend was the Clemens and the Pen artist retreat at Quarry Farm in Elmira, New York and it was a beautiful day for it!  This was the fourth time that I’ve attended the event.  I’m grateful to have had the opportunity to spend an afternoon in such an…

  • Artwork,  Painting Series

    100 Day Project 2022: Part 12

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    I made it through the 100 Day Project!  Let’s take a look at days 94 through 100!  If you’re not familiar with the 100 Day Project or want to take a look at the previous days, check out my recent blog posts.  I also added a link to part one…

  • Artwork,  Painting Series

    100 Day Project 2022: Part 11

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    We’re going into the last week of the 100 Day Project now!  Have you been following along?  Here’s what I worked on for days 88 through 93 of the 100 Day Project.  If you’re not familiar with the 100 Day Project or want to take a look at the previous…

  • Artwork,  Painting Series

    100 Day Project 2022: Part 10

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    Have you been enjoying the warm weather lately?  I’ve been spending a lot of time (maybe too much time) outside gardening this past week, but I still got in my daily art.  Here’s what I worked on for days 81 through 87 of the 100 Day Project.  If you’re not…

  • Artwork,  Painting Series

    100 Day Project 2022: Part 9

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    It’s been a little bit since the last update, but I’ve been hard at work spending time each day in the studio.  Here’s what I’ve worked on for days 62 through 80 of the 100 Day Project.  If you’re not familiar with the 100 Day Project or want to take…

  • Artwork,  Painting Series

    100 Day Project 2022: Part 8

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    Another week has gone by.  Here’s what I’ve worked on this past week for days 54 through 61.  If you’re not familiar with the 100 Day Project or want to take a look at the previous days, check out my recent blog posts.   It feels like most of the week…

  • Artwork,  Painting Series

    100 Day Project 2022: Part 7

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    We’ve reached the midway point of the 100 Day Project!  This is what I’ve been up to for days 46 through 53.  If you’re not familiar with the 100 Day Project or want to take a look at the previous days, check out my recent blog posts.   For this timeframe…

  • Artwork,  Painting Series

    100 Day Project 2022: Part 6

    100 Day Project Part 6 blog cover

    This is what I’ve been up to for days 34 through 45 of the 100 Day Project.  If you’re not familiar with the 100 Day Project or want to take a look at the previous days, check out my recent blog posts.   This timeframe both started and ended with prepping…