Watercolor - 6 x 8 - Sold

Laundry Day ... Watercolor of a farm in New Freedom Pennsylvania...
Oil on panel -8 x 10 - Sold

Completed in the manner of the Italian artist Guardi. The bridge is his which I combined to the ruins. The structure is something I made up using old black and white prints of architectural ruins.
Oil on panel - 11x14 - Sold
The oldest existing market was called Fells Point Market until 1797 when it was moved to the center of the street- now called Broadway. A two story hall was added in 1865 and removed 100 years later. Located in a historic district, the market which at one time was four long sheds reaching down to the harbor, served immigrants and sailors who inhabited Fells Point. 
Oil on panel - 18 x 24 - Sold

Still life composed of fish on the beach near Fenwick Island. Oysters, Mermaid Purse, sea glass, and shells arranged on the sand.
Oil on panel - 18 x 24 - Sold


Evening off Assateague Island, Ocean City Maryland is the subject for this painting. Assateague is a 37-mile long barrier island located off the eastern coast of Delmarva of which the northern two thirds are in Maryland.
Oil on panel - 18 x 24 - Sold

Ice Skaters on St. Mary's River Maryland. Work boats are frozen in as storm approaches.
Oil on panel - 24 x 30 - Sold

Founded in 1730 by William Fell, who was attracted by its beautiful, deep water and proximity to agriculture and thick forests, Fell's Point became a shipbuilding and commercial center. About 1763, William's son Edward Fell laid out streets and began selling plots for homes. The town grew quickly, and eventually incorporated with Baltimore Town and Jones Town in 1797 to form the City of Baltimore.
Oil on panel - 24 x 30 - Sold
A second version of the Towers on the east coast shore of Delaware. During World War II, soldiers monitored the same coastlines of Delaware as they searched for approaching enemy ships or stealthy submarines. The towers were used in pairs to triangulate large defense guns at Cape Henlopen Delaware. Soldiers would take readings on offshore targets. Those readings would then be radioed back to a gunnery room at Fort Miles. The Towers still stand up and down the coast like this one near Fenwick Island.
Oil on panel - 14 x 18 - Sold

Two cockatiels with clipped wings on a stone ledge. The painting is entitled "Time Flies". Winner of several awards in various shows and contest. Painted in oil on linen, with ground powder color pigments.
Oil on panel - 14 x 18 - Sold

Activity at the Streetcar Museum in Baltimore inspired this painting. Restore streetcars still run along the Falls river in northern Baltimore. 
Oil on panel - 14 x 18 - Sold


Fell's Point is a historic waterfront neighborhood, established in about 1763, in the southeastern area of the City of Baltimore, in Maryland, along the north shore of the Baltimore Harbor and the Northwest Branch of the Patapsco River. This painting is of a Moran Tug in docked at the terminal.
Oil on panel - 16 x 20 - Sold

Waiting for the bus across from City Hall in Baltimore at the War Memorial Plaza. In front of the building are two stone sea horses, carved with the coat of arms for Maryland and the City of Baltimore, by sculptor Edmond R. Amateis to represent the "Might of America crossing the seas to aid our allies."
Oil on panel - 20 x24 - Sold

A commission portraying two cats at a stone window with variety of flowers and insects.
Watercolor on paper - 18x24 - Sold


A watercolor completed outside and on site in West Ocean City Maryland. The port area of Ocean City with a rich heritage of seafood fishing still is still one of the few active fishing industries in Maryland.
Oil on panel - 11x14 - Sold


A small still life of peaches, apples, grapes and nuts on a stone ledge. Still life is an easy and relaxing break from more difficult city and landscapes. This fruit arrangement was invaded by ants brought in with the apple from a tree near by the studio.

Oil on panel - 11x14 - Sold

Drawings from the B&O Museum in Baltimore were used to create this oil painting called "End of the Line"
Oil on panel - 9x12 - Sold

Small storefronts can be found on most of Baltimore's city streets. These little house/stores are open by entrepreneurs hoping to getting a slice of the American dream with their own business.
Oil on panel - 18x30- Maroger Medium  SOLD

The Pagoda at Patterson Park, Baltimore - oil on panel
Maroger Medium - 18x30

On Hampstead Hill, the ridge where the Pagoda now stands, Baltimoreans rallied on September 12, 1814 to protect the city from the threat of a British invasion.
Oil on panel - 11x14  Maroger Medium   SOLD

"The Letter" oil on panel - 11x14
Maroger Medium
Oil on panel - 18x24 - Sold
During World War II, soldiers monitored the same coastlines of Delaware as they searched for approaching enemy ships or stealthy submarines. The towers were used in pairs to triangulate large defense guns at Cape Henlopen Delaware. Soldiers would take readings on offshore targets. Those readings would then be radioed back to a gunnery room at Fort Miles. The Towers still stand up and down the coast like this one near Fenwick Island.

Oil on canvas - 18x24 Maroger Medium 18x24  SOLD


A study of an Italian landscape by Guardi. One of my favorite painters, Guardi is unsurpassed for beautiful watery landscapes.

"Crabs and Beer" Oil on panel - Maroger Medium 18x24 SOLD


A Baltimore favorite - Crabs and beer along with mussels and oysters as well!!
Little Tavern - oil on panel - 12x16 - SOLD
Another version of the Little Tavern. A chain of hamburger restaurants in Baltimore, Maryland and Washington, D.C., the first Little Tavern opened March 24, 1927 in Louisville, Kentucky, by Harry F. Duncan. The first Washington location was opened in October 1928 and the first in Baltimore opened its doors in June 1930. By 1937, there were 33 shops open. At the height of the chain, there were almost 50 locations. Duncan sold the chain in 1981. The last restaurant closed on April 29, 2008. This painting recaptures the small restaurant as it stood in Baltimore during the early 60's.
"Morning walk" oil on panel - Maroger Medium -6"x8" SOLD



A small oil painting of a strong morning sun waking up downtown. The city comes alive early and you have to be out of the studio to catch it. The weather has been good so it has been nice for sketching.
"China Wok" Acrylic on canvas panel - 8"x10" - SOLD
 


One of my small panel paintings. A color study of one of my favorite stops for Chinese food. A city townhouse restaurant. You can not walk by without stopping in for a bite to eat!
"Romeo and Juliet" Oil on panel - 7x12
Maroger Medium - SOLD

Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy written early in the career of playwright William Shakespeare. While sketching in Baltimore, I found a modern day scene that seemed to replay the events of the well known story. The painting also reminds me of the great song by Mark Knobler of the same name. This is small panel completed in one sitting and is done alla prima.
"Baltimore Streetcar" Oil on canvas - Maroger Medium - 9x12- SOLD

The Baltimore Streetcar Museum has a permanent collection of equipment and other artifacts, chronicling Baltimore's street railway history from 1859 to 1963.  Drawings completed at the museum are than executed in oils at the studio in recreating events of the streetcar era. This oil painting is on canvas using an Italtian red ground color.
Oil on panel - 14 x 18 - Sold


Bolton Hill in Baltimore City is the home of the Art Institute. This painting is typical of the homes that have been restored into Artist studios that are found in the surrounding areas.
"Sunday Papers" Oil on panel - 8x10 - SOLD

Early morning Sunday Sun paper sales in downtown Baltimore across from City Hall. One gets the feeling that this scene will soon disappear as the on-line revolution takes over the print industry. This painting was completed from an ink drawing done on the spot in Baltimore City.
"Raw Oysters" Oil on panel - 8x10 - SOLD 


Straight from the Chesapeake Bay, raw oysters have been one of my favorites ever since childhood. Hard times have fallen on the industry due to over fishing and disease. It is my hope that some smart management of this resource will keep it on the table during those months which have an "R" in them. This oil painting typifies my love for these wonderful bivalve molluscs.
"Heading Out" Oil on panel - 12x16 - SOLD

Moran Tugs commenced operations in 1860 when founder Michael Moran opened a towing brokerage, Moran Towing and Transportation Company, in New York Harbor. The company was transformed from a brokerage into an owner-operator of tugboats in 1863, when it purchased a one-half interest in the tugboat Ida Miller for $2,700. Moran Tugs can be seen in the Baltimore Harbor on most days of the year. This painting depicts a tug heading out of the bay below Thomas Point light house.
"Baltimore Flaghouse" Oil on panel - 16x20   SOLD

Built in 1793, the Star-Spangled Banner Flag House was the home and place of business of Mary Pickersgill, maker of the flag that inspired Francis Scott Key’s famous poem that later became our national anthem. Mary and her daughter Caroline moved into the house in 1806, along with Mary’s mother, Rebecca Young, who began the flag-making business in Philadelphia during the Revolutionary War.