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Here are some selected watercolor paintings. Note: All of the paintings depicting horses can be seen on the Equine Art Originals page.
Watercolors
chimera
waterlily

"Paris Chimera", transparent watercolor, image size: 23" x 21

I took the reference slide for this painting in Paris, France. This painting was juried into the Pikes Peak Watercolor Society's "Watermedia" exhibit in Colorado Springs, CO in 1996. SOLD

NEW! This painting is now available as a Linited Edition Giclee Print in two different sizes!
Edition Sizes: 300

Large Print size: 20" x 18 ", unframed: $175.00
Small Print size: 10" x 9" , unframed:
$125.00

"Waterlily", transparent watercolor, image size: 28" x 19.5"

This is a painting of a beautiful waterlily in my father's pond in his backyard. This painting was juried into the Colorado State Watermedia exhibit in Denver, CO where it won the Winsor Newton Award. SOLD

young swan

"Young Swan", transparent watercolor, image size: 16.5" x 15"

I love to paint swans! They are so beautiful and graceful. This was exhibited in the Signature Members' Show of the Pikes Peak Watercolor Society in Colorado Springs CO in 2004.

Original framed painting-- SOLD

carousel

"Carousel Horse", transparent watercolor, image size: 18" x 16", light cream-colored mat, gold metal frame, frame size: 25" x 22"

This carousel horse was on a carousel in Peublo, CO. This painting was juried into the Southern CO Watercolor Society's "Aquarius" exhibit in 2003, the Colorado Springs Art Guild exhibit in 2003 where it won an Honorable Mention award, the Blossom Festival exhibit in Canon City, CO in 2004, and the Business of Art Center's "Horse Sense" exhibit in Manitou Springs, CO in 2004.

Original framed painting available for purchase - contact artist.

tranquility

"Tranquility", transparent watercolor, image size: 27.5" x 16"

This painting is an early swan painting. It was juried into the Pikes Peak Watercolor Society's "Watermedia" exhibit in Colorado Springs, CO in 1996, and the Rocky Mountain National exhibit in Golden, CO in 1998. SOLD

swan 1

"Swan #1", transparent watercolor, image size: 14" x 21", light gray mat, mat size 20" x 27"

This is the first of a series of 3 paintings that I did of swans.

Original unframed painting available for purchase - contact artist.

swan 2

"Swan #2", transparent watercolor, image size: 14" x 21"

This is the second painting in the swan series. SOLD

swan 3

"Swan #3", transparent watercolor, image size: 21 " x 14", light gray mat, mat size 20" x 27"

This is the third painting in the swan series.

Original unframed painting available for purchase -contact artist.

peony

"Summer Peony", transparent watercolor, image size: 17" x 13.5", light cream-colored mat, gold metal frame, frame size: 24.5 "x 20.5"

I enjoyed painting this beautiful pink peony. It was juried into the Southern CO Watercolor Society's "Aquarius" exhibit in 2001.

Original framed painting available for purchase -contact artist.

egyptian

"Egyptian Fountain", transparent watercolor, image size: 21.5 " x 17.5 "

I took the reference slide for this painting in Paris, France. It was juried into the Kansas 7-State exhibition in 2001, and the Southern Colorado Watercolor Society's "Aquarius" exhibit in 2003.

Original framed painting--NOT FOR SALE

goldfish 4
serenity

"Serenity", transparent watercolor, image size: 20" x 24"

For awhile, I was working on paintings that had a "frame" around the main subject that related to that subject. SOLD

goldfish 3

"Goldfish #3", transparent watercolor, image size: 19.5 " x 16"

SOLD

moms fish

"Mom's Goldfish", transparent watercolor, image size: 19.5" x 16"

I have done quite a few paintings of the small goldfish in my father's waterlily pond. This is one of them. My mother really liked this painting, and when my friend wanted to buy it, my mom was so sad, I just could not sell it to my friend. My mom paid me to always keep it and hang it in my house, and I always think of her when I look at it.

NOT FOR SALE

"Goldfish #4 ", transparent watercolor, image size: 20" x 10" SOLD

hawk

"Hawk Watching", transparent watercolor, image size: 13.5" x 20.5", light cream-colored mat, mat size: 19.5" x 26.5"

I took the reference photo for this hawk at the Raptor Center in Pueblo, CO.

Original unframed painting available for purchase -contact artist.

angel
dolly

"Angel/butterfly", transparent watercolor, image size: 13.5" x 19.5", light gray mat, gold metal frame, frame size: 19" x 25"

This painting was in my "statue" series. It was juried into the Southern CO Watercolor Society Blossom Festival in Canon City, CO in 2003 where it won the Best of Show award. It was also juried into the Colorado State Fair in 2004.

Original framed painting available for purchase - contact artist.

"Dolly Dreams", transparent watercolor, image size: 10" x 13.5". light gray mat, silver metal frame, frame size: 14" x 18"

This painting was one that I did as part of my "statue" series, although a doll replaced the usual statue in this one. It was juried into the Southern CO Watercolor Society's exhbit in Canon City, CO in 2003.

Original framed painting available for purchase - contact artist.

le papillon

"Le Papillon", transparent watercolor, image size: 21.5" x 14", light cream-colored mat, dark green liner mat, brushed gold metal frame, frame size: 29" x 21"

This is another painting in my "statues" series. This painting was juried into the Kansas 7-State exhibit in 2000, the Pikes Peak Watercolor Society's "Watermedia" exhibit in Colorado Springs, CO in 2003, the Southern CO Watercolor Society's "Aquarius" exhibit in Pueblo, CO in 2004, and the Canon City Blossom Festival exhibit in 2005.

Original framed painting available for purchase - contact artist.

tulip

"Tulip/Butterfly", transparent watercolor, image size: 19.5" x 14", light cream-colored mat, blue liner mat, mat size: 26" x 20"

Original unframed painting available for purchase - contact artist.

eve

"The Eve of Gethsemane", transparent watercolor, image size: 18" x 19"

This painting was juried into the Southern Colorado Watercolor Society's "Aquarius" exhibit in 2000 where it won a Merit Award, the Colorado State Watermedia exhibit in Denver, CO in 2000, the Northern CO Art Show in Fort Collins, CO in 2001, and The Taos National Exhibit of American Watercolors in 2002. SOLD

strength

"Strength and Beauty", transparent watercolor, image size: 20" x 14", light cream-colored mat, gold metal frame, frame size: 27" x 20"

This is another painting in my "statue" series. I took the reference slide for the horse statue in Paris, France. The painting was juried into the Southern CO Watercolor Society's "Aquarius" exhibit in Pueblo, CO in 2000 where it won a Merit Award, and the Colorado State Fair in 2004.

Original framed painting available for purchase - contact artist.

tiger

"Tiger Walking", transparent watercolor, image size: 14" x 21'

The reference photo for this painting was taken at the Colorado Springs, CO Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

NOT FOR SALE

melancholia

"Melancholia", transparent watercolor, image size: 24.5" x 19"

I took the reference slide for this painting in the composer's graveyard in Vienna, Austria. This painting was juried into the Kansas 7-State exhibit in 1997, and the Northern CO art show in Fort Collins, CO in 2000. SOLD

nap

"The Afternoon Nap ", transparent watercolor, image size: 13.75" x 19.5"

This is my a painting of my dear cat Suki Mae. She liked to take afternoon naps on the front porch.

NOT FOR SALE

taos

"Taos Shadows", transparent watercolor, image size: 20 " x 13", light cream-colored mat, gold metal frame, frame size: 27.5" x 20.5"

I took the reference photo for this painting on a trip to Taos, NM. It was juried into the SCWS exhibition in Canon City, CO in 2003, and the Western Spirit Art Show in Cheyenne, WY in 2010.

Original framed painting available for purchase - contact artist.

gardening

"Gardening Fever", transparent watercolor and collage, image size: 20.5" x 23.5", light gray mat, silver metal frame, frame size: 26" x 29"

I enjoyed using collage elements in this painting. It was exhibited at the Business of Art Center's "Pandora's Box" exhibit in Manitou Springs, CO in 2003, the Tri-Lakes Center for the Arts in Palmer Lake, CO in 2003, and it was juried into the Blossom Festival in Canon City, CO in 2004.

Original framed painting available for purchase - contact artist.

flowers

"Flowers in Crystal Vase", transparent watercolor, image size: 16" x 10.5"

I did a series of paintings with "checked or striped fabric" in the background and this is one of them. SOLD

gladioli bottle

"Gladiola in Blue Bottle", image size: 21" x 11"

SOLD

daffodil

"Daffodil Checks", transparent watercolor, image size: 14" x 9"

SOLD

iris

"Iris in My Garden", transparent watercolor, image size: 20.5" x 14"

SOLD

gladioli

"Gladioli", transparent watercolor, image size: 17" x 13" SOLD

rose

"Rose in Blue Bottle", transparent watercolor, image size: 14" x 10", light cream-colored mat, mat size: 20" x 16"

Original unframed painting available for purchase - contact artist.

zinnia

"Zinnia in Bottle", transparent watercolor, image size: 14" x 9", light gray mat, turquoise liner mat, mat size: 20" x 15"

Original unframed painting available for purchase - contact artist.

white tiger

"White Tiger ", transparent watercolor, image size: 18" x 14", light cream-colored mat, brushed blue-gray metal frame, frame size: 24" x 20 "

This painting was juried into the 59th Annual Blossom Festival exhibition in Canon City, Colorado in 2006, and won a Juror's Recognition Award.

Original framed painting available for purchase - contact artist.

feathers

"Collecting Feathers", transparent watercolor, image size: 21.5" x 14"

This little boy was happy to collect all of the feathers from his chickens. SOLD

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