I have always been fond of the way of life that the Amish continue to carry on through so many generations. It is a simpler way of life and yet much more difficult than modern day farmers. The work is much harder when it is done by hand and without the convenience of today's technology and equipment.
This farm is in central Wisconsin where a number of Amish communities have sprung up over recent years. In fact, Wisconsin's Amish population is the fourth largest in North America.
Since it is frowned upon by the people to have their photos taken, I had to take one of the horses, barn and machinery alone and create the painting with the family in it from my memories of seeing them working in the fields, their beautiful gardens or their...
Thank you for stopping by my gallery! I am currently residing in Arizona and have previously exhibited in galleries in Arizona and Wisconsin. Having lived in both states, it has given me very diverse subject matter as is evident in the variety of art pieces I have posted here. I also have appeared in several art shows in both states and received various awards, including the Wisconsin Regional Art Show Travelling Exhibit Award for my watercolor "Spring In Tlaquepaque". While working for the Dean Medical Center in Madison, WI, I completed several commission pieces to be displayed in their clinics ("Comin' Home", "The Catch", "Little Mill", and Christine's Ride"). I also created their employee birthday card for several years in...
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