Portfolio > Animals

Winter Nap
Oil on Canvas
12 x 12
2019
Margie the Hen
Oil on Canvas
9 x 12
2019
A Gathering
Oil on Linen
12 x 16
2019
A Gossip
Oil on Linen
11 x 14
2019
Barnyard Brigade Part 2
Oil on Linen
11 x 14
2018
Lancaster and Fairfield County Show
Oil on linen
11 x 14
2016
The Lancaster and Fairfield County Paintings Show
Oil on linen
8 x 10
2016
Quartet
Oil on linen
11 x 14
2016
The Gaggle
Oil
12 x 16
2016
In and Out of Shadows
Oil on linen
11 x 14
2016
Apart and Together
Oil
16 x 8
2015
Gazing and Grazing
Oil
16 x 20
2015
Front and Center
Oil
11 x 14
2015
Staggered
Oil
12 x 16
2015
Hindsight
Oil
11 x 14
2015
Chicken Vignette
Oil
12 x 12
2015
Sunshine Kids
Oil
12 x 16
2015
Grazing in Warmth
Oil
6 x 12
2014
Chicken Crossing
Oil
16 x 20
2014
One Up One Down
Oil
16 x 16
2014
Wait for Me: Chickens at Stratford Farms
Oil
11 x 14
2014
Two and One
Oil on Panel
11 x 14
2014
Summer Hen
Oil
8 x 10
2013
Marching We Will Go
Oil on Linen
12 x 16
2013

I like to paint animals because their forms are so interesting. There are beautiful colors and shapes hidden in the shadows. I love the abstraction that takes place when I begin to paint their figures. As subjects, they are organic and feel interconnected, making the process for me enjoyable.