My Newest Painting was Accepted!


I'm very excited to have had my latest painting I Look at You and It's Alright juried into the Oil Painters of America’s 2020 Eastern Regional Exhibition! Entries were from 32 States and 6 Canadian Provinces and from oil painters of the highest caliber.


I Look at You and It's Alright is 18 x 24 inches and oil on canvas. I begun the painting in May 2020 when our new Scotch Collie puppy was 4 months old, at the time it was during the toughest part of the pandemic lockdown for me. Early one day he was caught in the morning sun through our bedroom blinds, he looked up at me and in that moment everything felt beautiful and peaceful and happy. The song Lovely Day came to my mind!



Oil Painters of America is dedicated to preserving and promoting excellence in representational art. OPA's primary mission is to advance the cause of traditional, representational fine art by drawing attention to the lasting value of fine drawing, color, composition and the appreciation of light.


The exhibition is being hosted by Reinert Fine Art, located in Charleston, South Carolina, November 20 - December 19, 2020. In addition to the 4,000 square feet of gallery space the outside courtyard has been converted to a sculpture garden gallery offering fine art in bronze. The Opening Reception will be held on Friday, November 20, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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