A private spot on the Grand Canal in Venice. When I was asked to paint this, I was struck by the profusion of green trees along the historic Grand Canal near the famous Rialto Bridge, a place known more for its water than foliage. In this Italian Disney Land city, there are trees but very few yards are as well endowed as this one was. The owners of this Venician Grand Canal oasis know a thing or two about life style and relaxing. In my quest to paint private estates, few places conjure up more historic emotions than this jewell on the Adriatic. To imagine that Marco Polo, Casanova and other famous historic names once inhabited these same narrow canals and walkways, blows me away every time. In painting this, I took notice of the weathered...
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"Paintings from the Heart"
My paintings reflect the world I live in or want to live in with no grandiose statements. With three primary colors I give you truth in the disguise of an illusion, as the pact between artist and audience is always an unspoken illusion.
Whatever our purpose on this planet or the universe itself is something I cannot fathom or attempt to understand. I therefore focus on what I can relate to and what I see that makes me happy. I hope these efforts will also help for you to enjoy the everyday things.
I accept serious commissions...
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