Category Paintings

A Happy New Year

December works: 1. Osceola Avenue, Saint Paul, 8 x 8 acrylic on canvas 2. Portrait of Doreen and Steve Nelson at Terrace Mill, 24 x 36 acrylic on canvas 3. Northern Wisconsin, 8 x 10 acrylic on canvas 4. Birch Road, Minnetonka, 8 x 10 acrylic on canvas 5. Foxy, 10 x 10 acrylic on […]

Sherburne County, Minnesota

A few weeks ago, my mom and I decided go visit the old farmhouse where my family lived when I was born,¬†located ten miles northwest of Princeton, Minnesota. There were cows. And a little boy chasing a flock of Sandhill Cranes migrating south from Canada. And this sign. I lived here, at the end of […]

Red Country House

Columbus Avenue, Minneapolis

This was a belated housewarming gift for my good friends, Marisa and Kellen. I figure its the least I could do considering all the fresh produce I ate from their garden this summer.

Purcell-Cutts House, Minneapolis

Summit Avenue, Saint Paul


Uptown, Minneapolis

I have been working on a series of house portraits. This was #2, from a picture I snapped on a walk through Uptown in August, right before visiting the Little Free Library across the street. Acrylic on canvas, 6 x 6.


I began this work by creating a wildflower stencil, the same one featured in the previous post. While I originally designed the composition of the stencil to stand on its own, once in the process of using spray paint to transfer the image, I began to experiment with layering the stencil. I finished the piece […]


A Portrait of Powderhorn