Oil Paintings

Galleries & Exhibitions



Paintings in oil and tar referencing the history of whaling and Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick, currently being exhibited in three separate locations:

Corpus Santos, the St. Elmo’s Fire (“Oh, thou foundling fire, thou hermit immemorial, thou too hast thy incommunicable riddle, thy unparticipated grief.”), 18×18 inches, oil, tar, gold leaf. 

PLUNGE (group show, three paintings), New Bedford Museum of Art, May 26 – Oct. 8, 2017

Signs & Wonders (selections), lobby of the John Joseph Moakley Federal Building, Boston, July 4 – Oct. 15, 2017

LOOMINGS (solo show), Taylor Gallery, Kimball Union Academy, Sept. 8 – Oct. 14, 2017

(opening reception 9/8, 5:30-7p.m.)

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LOOMINGS is a series of paintings in oil and tar taking the 19th century New England whaling industry and Melville’s “Moby-Dick” as ambiguous metaphors for human experience.

Paintings from the series will be exhibited in the Taylor Gallery at Kimball Union Academy in September 2017

Flukes copy

Flukes, 24″ x 36,” oil and tar on canvas

View images and read more about LOOMINGS   here.

Monthly Open Studio

Lowell, MA, first Saturday of each month, noon – 4 p.m.

View past and current work on the first Saturday of every month at Western Avenue Studios in Lowell, MA. Dozens of artists participate each month. Studio #521 from noon-5. If you’re making the trip, it’s a good idea to contact me first to make sure I’ll be open.

Gallery Representation


Shore Road / Beth Ellis Gallery, Ogunquit, ME

Alpers Fine Art, Andover, MA

Bowersock Gallery, Provincetown, MA

Kennedy Gallery, Portsmouth, NH

Susan Powell Fine Art, Madison, CT

Todd Bonita Gallery, Ogunquit, ME

Workshops, Classes

& Demos

Visit the classes & workshops page for info on classes and painting adventures to beautiful locations such as Cape Cod, coastal Maine, New Hampshire’s White Mountains, and overseas.