This is the most famous building in my hometown of Asheville, North Carolina. This Art Deco masterpiece was created in 1928 by the architect, Douglas Ellington.
The iconic Old Well at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As a Tar Heel I have many fond memories from my years in “the Southern Part of Heaven.”
While most of my work has been realism, recently I decided to paint this contemporary piece. I was inspired by a Leon Berkowitz painting I saw at a Santa Fe art gallery.
This one-room schoolhouse was built in 1882 in Ballard, California. Today it serves students in kindergarten and first grades. Ballard is a small town in the Santa Ynez Valley near Santa Barbara.
This beautiful church is in the red rock country just south of Sedona, Arizona.
I was inspired to do this oil after I saw some works by Bette Ridgeway an abstract expressionist.
A favorite hiking destination in Arizona's McDowell Sonoran Preserve near Scottsdale.
Grand Teton is the highest mountain in Grand Teton National Park, in Northwest Wyoming, and a classic destination in American mountaineering.
The inspiration for this piece was an oil painting displayed at the El Tovar Lodge at the Grand Canyon. It's called Golden Passage by Charles H. Pabst.
The most famous mountain in Phoenix is Camelback Mountain. A major east/west street in Phoenix is named after this landmark.
The Pacific Ocean as viewed from the cliffs above La Jolla, California.
This is the canteen at Phantom Ranch at the bottom of the Grand Canyon. It was designed by famed architect Mary Colter and was completed in 1928. As a long-time hiker, this is one of my favorite spots on the twenty-three mile rim to rim hike.
A view of the historic Eva Parker Woods cottage at Mauna Lani Point.
This is the historic movie theater on Main Street in Sag Harbor, New York. Sag Harbor is a popular vacation spot in the Hamptons on the east end of Long Island.
The head of the famous Camelback Mountain as seen from a nearby golf course in Paradise Valley, Arizona.
The hills in Tuscany are covered with gorgeous poppies.
One of my earlier paintings is this desert landscape. This scene is just off the Beeline Highway south of Payson, Arizona.
Special thanks to my art teacher, Bill Lundquist. If you have interest in private instruction at his studio, here is his email, email@example.com.
To purchase a high quality giclee of any of the paintings on this website, please contact me by email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prices are $500 for unframed 16 x 20 inches. $700 for framed. These prices include the cost of shipping. Credit cards are welcomed.
In addition to being a superb art insturctor, Bill Lundquist, is also known for his oil protraits.
Recently I commissioned him to do a portrait of my wife, Judy Shannon Edens.
If you would like to talk to Bill about having him do portrait work for you, contact him by email, email@example.com, or call him at (480) 241-1719.
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