Yasodara notes

The image of the reclining woman started out as an abstract painting many years ago.  I really liked it, but it never looked complete. Finally I completed the painting by pulling the image out of the background. Yasodara was the Japanese name for Buddha’s wife,  and I felt the flow of colorful background components fitted the concept of the continually …


It’s raining.. thank God   I’m thinking about a much loved painting. Yasodara

Art Home Exhibition

We had a great time on October 15,  at the opening party of the show at Art Home.  I want to thank the many guests for their sharing the fun time with us, and also thanks to the people who purchased art.  I believe you will have many years of viewing pleasure, if I may be so bold as to …


At McMenamins we started painting exposed pipes, treating them as opportunities for creativity. Hence, I gravitated to painting the 2” pipe elbow which formed the perfect shape for whimsical faces.  I love the size, weight and shape of these miniature sculptures.

Imaginary Landscapes (Guardino Gallery Show 2015)

I have a habit of keeping a small drawing pad in which I draw imaginary concepts and/or places.  I troll through the pictures, and when one grabs me, I develop it into a painting.  The original drawing is enlarged and painted in color achieving a fullness only suggested by its humble origins and sometimes it really surprises me.