0423 Park East 16x20
0423 Park East 16x20
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1014 Garden 48x60
1014 Garden 48x60
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1006 Garden 18x24
1006 Garden 18x24
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0429 Bay Park Bench 16x20
0429 Bay Park Bench 16x20
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0999 My Garden 36x36
0999 My Garden 36x36
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0953 Metroparks Woods 8x10
0953 Metroparks Woods 8x10
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0946 Oregon Bay By the Sea 9x12
0946 Oregon Bay By the Sea 9x12
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0930 Metroparks 12x16
0930 Metroparks 12x16
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0869 Palm Dance 48x60
0869 Palm Dance 48x60
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0752 Metroparks Woods 10x20
0752 Metroparks Woods 10x20
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0731 Metroparks In Amber 30x40
0731 Metroparks In Amber 30x40
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0702 California Hills 30x40
0702 California Hills 30x40
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0668 River Shapes and Colors 12x16
0668 River Shapes and Colors 12x16
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0655 Ochre Hills 9x12
0655 Ochre Hills 9x12
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1001 Huntington Path 18x24
1001 Huntington Path 18x24
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Saturday was the day my father took my brother and me to the Euclid Creek Reservation where I had my first memories of the excitement of spending time in the park. My mother packed a lunch for us. We enjoyed the sandwiches then spent time near the river skipping stones.  The Metroparks has a profusion of inspiration for an artist. There are no straight roads here. They follow the lines of Nature.  ◊◊◊  I love to include a path or river that winds out of sight in my paintings. It involves the viewer.  ◊◊◊  Drive through the Metroparks on a summer day you will see massive bridges, shimmering rivers, picnic tables inviting friends to share a meal, bike riders, horseback riders…time to be together. Time to be a passionate fine art painter.