I am thrilled and honored to announce the Lewis Steakhouse purchased four paintings for their new restaurant in Jupiter, Florida. I can't wait to see how they featured them and will visit them soon to to take photographs and enjoy some of their delicious menu items!
I put my last three oil paintings in an assembly line to paint the sides. I often take over the dining room table to perform this task. The painting in the middle is based on our trip up to Watercolor Beach, FL with Chula, our dog. I think I will call it "I Only Have Eyes for You". John was focused on Chula and not the beautiful woman who rode by on the sunlit sidewalk next to a stream. I knew when I took this photo, that I would capture that moment on a canvas one day. I miss our little Chula. She loved to go on trips with us. I also painted this glistening waterlily painting based on a Florida marsh at sunset. The carnival of colors are delightful and memorizing. I am a big fan of Monet and can see his influence in the way I paint my waterlily paintings. I remember visiting an art museum and admiring one of his waterlily paintings. I asked the curator why the edges still had white canvas showing and remarked that it looked unfinished. She said that Monet