Walk With Grace

This is a commissioned piece made for a couple with a 5-year-old daughter named Grace. I love the play on words in the title–shown here are literally two parents, on a …

Liberty

When I was about 11 years old, my family lived briefly on a farm way out in the country in Cottage Grove, Oregon, a bit south of Eugene. I was allowed …

Explorers

In this painting, I’ve placed not one but two figures. They are so small in relation to the giant sequoias that you might miss them at first. Do you see them? Their …

Forest Nymph

As soon as I finished this painting, I said to myself, “It’s a little forest nymph!” and instantly the title stuck in my mind. This prompted me to read up a …

Little Me With the Big Trees

I call this painting “Little Me.” It is consistent with my redwood forest series, except for one special detail: the addition of a human form, something that I have purposely …