Street Scene No.2

26 x 32
Oil on Canvas
Original: $625
Reproductions Available

A change from my usual color-block style. Decided to mix it up and just go more free style. Can’t say I particularly liked the act of painting this but I do enjoy the finished product.

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Indian Woman

16 x 24
Oil on Canvas
Original: $450  /  $675 with Indian Man
Reproductions Available

Here’s the Indian Woman who is mated with my Indian Man. Hot colors abound. I’m not certain my instructor from Glen Echo would agree I’d used enough red; he seemed a hard guy to please.

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Indian Man

16 x 24
Oil on Canvas
Original: $450  /  $675 with Indian Woman
Reproductions Available

This Indian Man and his counterpart, Indian Woman, were part of an experiment to try to force me to use more hot colors. An instructor at a Glen Echo program, the only art course I took outside of Montgomery County Public School, encouraged me to, “use more red.” So here is more red. Can’t say I ever felt comfortable painting in hot colors. I’m more a cool, blue person. 🙂

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Concrete Jungle

60 x 48
Oil on Canvas

This is a huge painting depicting a small part of the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, my hometown. The coldness of the structures is almost palpable. Unfortunately, that is how I viewed the campus at the time. Maybe I need to return to NIH to see if I still feel that way.

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hotel

36 x 24
Oil on Canvas
Reproductions Available 

Another early oil painting. This composition is based on my husband’s name. Can you guess what it is?

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Street Scene No.1

33 x 29
Oil on Canvas
Original Available 

I love the blue-greens in this painting after frittering away weeks working on the hot colors of Indian Man and Indian Woman. I like the simplicity of this composition. Amazing what little detail there needs to be in order to get an emotional response from a painting.

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