I grew up in a house with original art; I learned to see the world through a frame of the artist, cropping what I saw all the time. I grew up on horseback, out in nature noticing the subtle changes every day as the seasons progressed. I live through those two disciplines: composing every minute as I look and trying to convey the excitement I see in the natural world around me. I hope you like what you see.
This is a particular favorite of my summer’s production.
Here’s my last Plein air day of the season: Outside of Old Forge
I’m doing my sale differently this year and offering older, never seen pieces for way less. Here is the outdoor of my studio that people will see when they arrive on Friday night. Lots to see inside including prints!
Artist Wendy Harris took a series of photographs of a painting in various stages of completion. Banwa animated her images to see “The Road Home” come to life. Humbled, blessed, challenged, struggling, and exhausted is how I describe the feelings around delivering a four times larger version of a painting the art selection committee chose for […]
This was the final painting I delivered to Upstate’s Cancer Treatment Center opening in a couple of weeks. While I last posted the early version of the acrylic version, the final painting was a pastel. The week of the 14th of July will mark 4 or 5 separate openings; it is fully open to the […]
I’m on my third version of my 4 x 4′ commission for Upstate Medical Center’s Cancer Treatment Center which opens mid July. The first two are pastel, this one is pallet knife acrylic. By weeks end I have to see which one excites me most, get it photographed and the deliver it. I’m ready to […]
Some art shows fly by in a flash. That’s the case with the Women Artists of the Finger Lakes. Its a group of accomplished and award-winning women artists from the region that have wonders to feast your eyes on for only three days and an evening. It opens Thursday night May 29th with a reception […]