The first section are paintings created in Hawaii, the second section are paintings from Tuscany, Italy, and the third section from Ireland. Physical paint laid on with gestural brushstrokes express the experience of painting en plein air - the blinding light, the swirling of wind, and the unexpected configurations of shapes. Translucency and contrast force an ethereal tension created between the impasto and the illusion.


Landscapes

Crying Mountains: Na Koʻolau II, 10" x 42", oil on linen, 1998
Crying Mountains: Na Koʻolau II, 10" x 42", oil on linen, 1998
Crying Mountains: Na Koʻolau I, 10" x 32", oil on linen, 1998
Crying Mountains: Na Koʻolau I, 10" x 32", oil on linen, 1998
Na Pali - I, 6" x 12", acrylic on paper mounted on board, 2014
Na Pali - I, 6" x 12", acrylic on paper mounted on board, 2014
Approaching Makapuʻu, 8" x 16", oil on linen, 2007
Approaching Makapuʻu, 8" x 16", oil on linen, 2007
Na Pali - II, 6" x 12", acrylic on paper mounted on board, 2014
Na Pali - II, 6" x 12", acrylic on paper mounted on board, 2014
Na Pali - Gray Sky, 6" x 12", acrylic on paper mounted on board, 2014
Na Pali - Gray Sky, 6" x 12", acrylic on paper mounted on board, 2014
Na Pali - Blue Space,  6" x 12", acrylic on paper mounted on board, 2014
Na Pali - Blue Space, 6" x 12", acrylic on paper mounted on board, 2014
Pink Sky,  6" x 12", acrylic on paper mounted on board, 2014
Pink Sky, 6" x 12", acrylic on paper mounted on board, 2014
Kaneohe Bay - Dawn,  6" x 12", acrylic on paper mounted on board, 2014
Kaneohe Bay - Dawn, 6" x 12", acrylic on paper mounted on board, 2014
Kawela Bay II, 10" x 15 3/8". acrylic on canvas mounted on board, 2007
Kawela Bay II, 10" x 15 3/8". acrylic on canvas mounted on board, 2007
Kawela Bay I, 10" x 15", acrylic on canvas mounted on board, 2007
Kawela Bay I, 10" x 15", acrylic on canvas mounted on board, 2007
Kawela Bay III, 11" x 15 1/2", acrylic on canvas, 2007
Kawela Bay III, 11" x 15 1/2", acrylic on canvas, 2007
Kawela Bay VIII, 18" x 20", oil on linen, 2007
Kawela Bay VIII, 18" x 20", oil on linen, 2007
Kawela Bay VII, 14" x 18", oil on linen, 2007
Kawela Bay VII, 14" x 18", oil on linen, 2007
Kawela Bay IX, oil on linen, 10" x 14", oil on linen, 2007
Kawela Bay IX, oil on linen, 10" x 14", oil on linen, 2007
Sandy Beach III, 18" x 20", oil on linen, 2007
Sandy Beach III, 18" x 20", oil on linen, 2007
Sandy Beach IV, 24" x 36", oil on linen, 2008
Sandy Beach IV, 24" x 36", oil on linen, 2008
Sandy Beach I, 10" x 24", oil on linen, 2007
Sandy Beach I, 10" x 24", oil on linen, 2007
Orange & Blue Dawn, Sinalunga, Tuscany, 6" x 12", acrylic on panelled paper, 2011
Orange & Blue Dawn, Sinalunga, Tuscany, 6" x 12", acrylic on panelled paper, 2011
Clouds, Sinalunga, Tuscany, 6" x 12", acrylic on panelled paper, 2011
Clouds, Sinalunga, Tuscany, 6" x 12", acrylic on panelled paper, 2011
Lanikai from Waimanalo Beach Park, 12" x 20", oil on linen, 2006
Lanikai from Waimanalo Beach Park, 12" x 20", oil on linen, 2006
Green & Pink Predawn, Sinalunga, Tuscany, 6" x 12", acrylic on panelled paper, 2011
Green & Pink Predawn, Sinalunga, Tuscany, 6" x 12", acrylic on panelled paper, 2011
Dark Dawn, Sinalunga, Tuscany, 6" x 12", acrylic on panelled paper, 2011
Dark Dawn, Sinalunga, Tuscany, 6" x 12", acrylic on panelled paper, 2011
Dawn with Hill, Sinalunga, Tuscany, 6" x 12", acrylic on panelled paper, 2011
Dawn with Hill, Sinalunga, Tuscany, 6" x 12", acrylic on panelled paper, 2011
Yellow Predawn, Sinalunga, Tuscany, 6" x 12", acrylic on panelled paper, 2011
Yellow Predawn, Sinalunga, Tuscany, 6" x 12", acrylic on panelled paper, 2011
Glowing Predawn, Sinalunga, Tuscany, 6" x 12", acrylic on panelled paper, 2011
Glowing Predawn, Sinalunga, Tuscany, 6" x 12", acrylic on panelled paper, 2011
Predawn, Sinalunga, Tuscany, 6" x 12", acrylic on panelled paper, 2011
Predawn, Sinalunga, Tuscany, 6" x 12", acrylic on panelled paper, 2011
Umbrian Fields, 8" x 16", oil on linen, 1994
Umbrian Fields, 8" x 16", oil on linen, 1994
Misty Dawn, Sinalunga, Tuscany, 6" x 12", acrylic on panelled paper, 2011
Misty Dawn, Sinalunga, Tuscany, 6" x 12", acrylic on panelled paper, 2011
View from Villa, Sinalunga, Tuscany, 9" x 12", acrylic on panelled paper, 2011
View from Villa, Sinalunga, Tuscany, 9" x 12", acrylic on panelled paper, 2011
View of Valdichiana, Sinalunga, Tuscany, 6" x 12", acrylic on panelled paper, 2011
View of Valdichiana, Sinalunga, Tuscany, 6" x 12", acrylic on panelled paper, 2011
Sinalunga in the Mist,Tuscany, 6" x 12", acrylic on panelled paper, 2011
Sinalunga in the Mist,Tuscany, 6" x 12", acrylic on panelled paper, 2011
Field with Tree Grouping, Sinalunga, Tuscany, 6" x 12", acrylic on panelled paper, 2011
Field with Tree Grouping, Sinalunga, Tuscany, 6" x 12", acrylic on panelled paper, 2011
Storm II, Connemara, Ireland, 9" x 15", acrylic on canvas, 2006
Storm II, Connemara, Ireland, 9" x 15", acrylic on canvas, 2006
Umbrian Fields from Monte Castello di Vibio, 9" x 22", oil on canvas, 1991
Umbrian Fields from Monte Castello di Vibio, 9" x 22", oil on canvas, 1991
Ballinacooley, County Kilkenny, Ireland, 14" x 18", acrylic & oil on canvas, 2009
Ballinacooley, County Kilkenny, Ireland, 14" x 18", acrylic & oil on canvas, 2009
View from Savage Town, County Waterford, Ireland, 14" x 18", acrylic & oil on canvas, 2009
View from Savage Town, County Waterford, Ireland, 14" x 18", acrylic & oil on canvas, 2009
Freagh Hill, Gowran, County Kilkenny, Ireland, 14" x 18", acrylic & oil on canvas, 2009
Freagh Hill, Gowran, County Kilkenny, Ireland, 14" x 18", acrylic & oil on canvas, 2009
Tory Hill, County Kilkenny, Ireland, 14" x 18", acrylic & oil on canvas, 2009
Tory Hill, County Kilkenny, Ireland, 14" x 18", acrylic & oil on canvas, 2009
Storm I, Connemara, 10" x 15", acrylic on canvas, 2006
Storm I, Connemara, 10" x 15", acrylic on canvas, 2006