Portraits

These portraits capture the appearance, a gesture, a pose that reveals the character and personality of the sitter. I work from life or from photographs that give a spontaneous feeling. Some portraits have been commissioned.

Rachel , 2017, oil on canvas, 45" x 30"

Rachel, 2017, oil on canvas, 45" x 30"

Tony Gonzales , 2011, oil on linen, 27" x 22" (private collection)

Tony Gonzales, 2011, oil on linen, 27" x 22" (private collection)

Meg Harper , 1011, oil paint on linen, 20" x 16"

Meg Harper, 1011, oil paint on linen, 20" x 16"

Contemplation , 2011, oil on linen, 20" x 16"

Contemplation, 2011, oil on linen, 20" x 16"

Mitch , 2017, oil on canvas board, 12" x 9" (private collection)

Mitch, 2017, oil on canvas board, 12" x 9" (private collection)

Summertime , 2009, oil paint on canvas, 40" x 41"

Summertime, 2009, oil paint on canvas, 40" x 41"

Joan,  2012, oil paint on canvas, 20" x 16"

Joan, 2012, oil paint on canvas, 20" x 16"

Italian Man , 2010, oil paint on canvas, 24" x 19"

Italian Man, 2010, oil paint on canvas, 24" x 19"

The Indian Vest , 2011, oil paint on linen, 38" x 54", (private collection)

The Indian Vest, 2011, oil paint on linen, 38" x 54", (private collection)

Flamenco , 2012 oil paint on linen, 39.5 x 28"

Flamenco, 2012 oil paint on linen, 39.5 x 28"

Citizen , 2018, oil paint on canvas, 20" x 16"

Citizen, 2018, oil paint on canvas, 20" x 16"

Sleeping Goddess,  2018, oil paint on canvas, 20" x 16"

Sleeping Goddess, 2018, oil paint on canvas, 20" x 16"