Month: July 2014

My Newest Painting – Debut at KennyKon

I am loving my new studio here in Bethel Park! Things are finally beginning to settle down, but I do have some big news this week! My newest Kennywood painting, “Show Time by Kennywood’s Paratrooper” will debut at Kennywood this weekend at the American Coaster Enthusiasts yearly KennyKon gathering on July 27th. Because you’re one of my loyal friends/fans and a reader of my weekly blog, you will truly be among the first to see the finished painting. Here are some pictures that show how it took shape. Beginning on Sunday, you will be able order one of the small

Out With the Old and In With the New!

It’s been a tremendously busy couple of weeks, and I’m really enjoying a few minutes of peace and quiet to sit down at my computer and write to you today. As we get settled into our new home and my new studio takes shape, I’m ready to get back to some serious painting! A friend of mine came over yesterday, and starting at 9:30 this morning, we spent the entire day hanging ALL of my paintings. We made this house into a home (and an art gallery!) in one short day. I’ll spend a few more hours tweaking my studio

An Artist’s Work Is Never Done!

I’d like to say the big move is now behind us, but there’s still so much to do before we’re completely unpacked and settled in. Part of the process is figuring out how to transform this unfamiliar space that you have now occupied into something that is truly your own… arranging, storing, and displaying your “stuff” in a way that makes it your HOME. Nevertheless, the artist’s busy lifestyle doesn’t allow for much down time (it’s not all painting beautiful cityscapes from Mount Washington!), and within 48 hours of the move, I was exhibiting at the wonderful Westmoreland Arts and

Holiday Weekend Fun at Twin Lakes Park!

Just a short note this week, as I’m not only exhibiting at a local show, but I’m still up to my neck in boxes from this week’s big move! This weekend, I’m at the Westmoreland Arts and Heritage Festival at Twin Lakes Park near Greensburg. There’s something for everyone here… with traditional and fine arts and crafts and live music and theater performances, as well as cultural heritage activities and delicious foods of all kinds. For more information about this event and all of my upcoming appearances visit my website’s Calendar of Events at This is my first show