About

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I am a Fine Artist working and living in Portland, Oregon. I consider myself as Contemporary Realistic Painter. My Artwork tends to more detailed at results of being an Architect for over 40 years.

Artist Studies

Since 1998 I studied painting and dra wing and traveled widely. These are painting studies & workshops: Arne Westerman, Susan McKenna, Barbara Nechis, Xhaoging Zhu, Ryan Wurmser, Nelson Shanks at Studio Incamminati in Philadelphia Geoffrey Laurence & Mitchell Albala at Gage Academy in Seattle, Elio Camache, Kathryn Dunphy, Terry Miura & Kim English.

Artist Statement

My passion is painting the human figure. I have spent the last twenty years focusing my energy on portraits, figurative paintings in winter and landscapes during the summer. I treat my landscapes more like portraits.  My perceptions are realistic studies.

Associations

Member of Portrait Society of America an d serve as the Oregon State Ambassador.

Oregon Society of Artists.

Awards & Shows

2015 ~ Plein Air @ Washington County

2015 ~ Oregon Portrait Show ~ Portrait Society of America

2014 ~ Plein Air: a Chronicle of Lake Oswego

2014 ~ Oregon Society of Artist ~ Spring Show ~ First Place Award

2013 ~ Oregon Society of Artist ~ Fall Show ~ First Place Award

2013 ~ Isaac Hers Gallery ~ One Man Show

2012 ~ AuNatural: The Nude of the Twenty-First

2011 ~ Oregon Society of Artist ~ Fall Show

2010 ~ AuNatural: The Nude of the Twenty-First Century

2009 ~ Oregon Society of Artist ~ Spring Show

2008 ~ Oregon Society of Artist ~ Fall Show

2008 ~ Portland Rose Festival Poster, “Romancing the Rose.”

2008 ~ Oregon Society of Artist ~ Rose Show ~ First Place Award

2007 ~ Oregon Lavender Festival ~ Honor Mention Award

2005 ~ Watercolor Society of Oregon ~ Spring Show

Contact

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