Spring House at Night
This spring house use to at the Spring House Restaurant. Located outside of Columbia, Pa, it had a certain look to it so I had to paint it. Trios Bar & Grill is now in that location.
I love the ocean, Atlantic and Pacific, and painted this watercolor.
This is one of my looser watercolors.
Light Up A Life
This painting was created as a fundraiser for Hospice of Lancaster County.
Park City Center
Park City Center, Lancaster, Pennsylvania is the 3rd largest mall in the state. They commissioned me to paint a watercolor of their canopy for advertising purposes. At the mall, I had kiosks and in-line art galleries/ picture framing stores in Sears, Boscov's, Bon-Ton, East and South wings. From 1983 to 2017, I had kiosks and art galleries at Park City Center, Chelsea's Square, downtown Lancaster, Columbia, Elizabethtown, all in Lancaster County, York Galleria Mall in York County, and Colonial Park Mall in Dauphin County.
I painted this watercolor when I lived in Bethlehem, and attending Kutztown University.
I photographed this scene and painted it. I liked the dramatic sky.
I saw this building in West Virginia and I painted it.
I like snow and painted this scene.
I painted this watercolor because I like flowers and sometimes a fluid and flowing look to a painting. This is one of mine.
This mill is in Marietta, Pennsylvania. It is at the bottom of Chiques Hill, close to route 441.
Hoffer Park is a 10-plus acre facility located along the Swatara Creek containing an enclosed pavilion, two shelters, Kids Castle, various pieces of playground equipment, lighted basketball courts, lighted tennis courts, lighted sand volleyball court, skateboarding and rollerblading area, picnic tables, charcoal grilles and green space. I did a few art shows in this park.
Lancaster Sertoma Club ‘Chicken Barbecue’
This is the world's largest chicken barbecue and takes place in Long's Park in Lancaster, PA. Being a member of the Sertoma Club of Lancaster, I have fond memories of working at the BBQ.
This is a loose and spontaneous watercolor.
Christmas on Market Square ‘Manheim, PA’
I painted this as a fundraiser for B.R.A.K.E.S. The Manheim Lions Club, along with Dr. Clayton Stitzel and I, sold the prints. I took the photo in the mid'1970's when I moved into Lancaster County. Manheim's square is beautiful at Christmas. I remember counting the colored bulbs.
Field and Stream
I was hiking and saw the sun shining through the trees. I liked it, so I painted it.
Snowy Road ‘Allentown, PA’
I saw this field of dandelions on Plaza Boulevard across the road from Park City Center in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Behind it is a covered bridge which I painted and sold to Covered Bridge Apartments.
Portland Head Lighthouse
The Portland Head Lighthouse, located at Cape Elizabeth in Portland, is Maine’s oldest lighthouse. The lightkeeper’s former house is now the home of an award-winning museum with numerous fascinating displays and lighthouse lenses. In the 1980s, when I was touring New England, I saw this lighthouse.
Elm Tree Dairy ‘Home’, Mount Joy, PA.
‘Concord Street’ Home
Bob and Julie Dommel restored this warehouse on Concord Street in downtown Lancaster. Bob owned the Your Place Restaurants and passed away a few years ago. Every brick is painted with 100% accuracy. I painted many of his and Julie's dogs and one of Bob standing with a racehorse he owned.
Lancaster County Public Safety Training Center ‘poster’
The Lancaster County Public Safety Training Center (LCPSTC) opened in 2004 to primarily serve the fire, law enforcement, and Emergency Medical Service (EMS) first responders. I presented a framed poster to the Lancaster County Commissioners in 2004.
When the lady picked up this painting at my gallery, she broke down and cried. She told me of the little boy she met who had eyes like this boy.
I saw this tug boat when I was in Florida. John Titus, a friend, posed as the painter.
M & M Mars, Inc.
M & M Mars commissioned me to paint this scene of their Marietta, Pennsylvania plant.
Flag of Freedom
I saw this barn near Saxonburg, PA during an art and craft show. It was right after 9/11 that I saw this barn.
I like clowns and painted this oil painting.
Pot of Flowers
I was selling magazines during my college days and came upon this pot of flowers. I painted it.
I painted this watercolor from a photograph taken in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The Amish can be seen walking, working, and traveling in their buggies especially in the eastern part of Lancaster.
.On one of my photo hikes, I saw this patch of flowers, liked it, and painted it in a very loose style.
Seashore and Boat
I painted this as a senior at Kutztown University. Mr. Quirk, professor of painting, helped me in learning painting techniques.
The Poconos are so beautiful in the autumn.
I saw this building in Washington Boro, Pennsylvania. I liked it including the cat in the window.
I saw this Lancaster County scene, liked it, and painted it with watercolors.
My mom loved flowers. She had this arrangement on her dining room table. I used pastels and painted them. She critiqued many of my dad's paintings as well as mine. She told it like it was. Long story short - I made it into Kutztown University because of her grit and tenacity. My mom passed away in 2013. RIP Mom.
Mount Joy Town Clock
On February 18th, 1926, the Mount Joy Rotary Club was formed and Eugene Warden was named the first president of the club. Since then, the club has prided itself on never having a member renamed as president, electing new leadership every year. The Mount Joy Rotary Club donated this clock to the borough in 2001. I painted it as a fundraiser in 2003.
I like birch trees and this is one of my favorite paintings.