Welcome to my on-line gallery! If you are planning a trip to New Orleans, please use the contact form to send an email and schedule a visit to view new watercolors in person. I'm always thrilled to share my love of watercolor painting with artists, collectors, students, and anyone who loves the medium or would like to learn more about it. My studio is located in the Lake Vista neighborhood of New Orleans, twenty minutes from the French Quarter and adjacent to City Park - which includes the wonderful New Orleans Museum of Art and Sculpture Garden, among its many jewels.


Adventures in Plein Air 

New Orleans is blessed with perhaps 10 perfect days, weather- related, each year. On one of those gorgeous mornings in April, I trucked down to the French Quarter and began a watercolor study at one of my favorite locations: the 1200 block of Royal Street. Actually, most streets in the French Quarter are my fave spots....but I digress. This perfect April morning, I set out to paint 2-3 very small watercolor studies, to get back in shape. I found my spot in the shade, across the street from a beautiful… Read more
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Watercolor Class- beginners to advanced

Mid-City Art Studios, 4436 Toulouse St., New Orleans, LA

Wednesday and Saturday classes in watercolor for beginners to advanced students. Classes begin in October 2016 and will include both studio and plein air work, weather permitting. Please contact the artist for more info. Private lessons or small group classes available.

Oil Painting Classes and Private Lessons

Mid-City Artist Studios, 4436 Toulouse St., New Orleans, LA

Beginner to advanced classes in oil painting; private lessons are also available. Still life, landscape and portraiture in oils will be addressed. Classes will be held both indoors at Mid-City Art Studios and outdoors, weather permitting, at City Park or the French Quarter. Please contact the artist for more info on dates and pricing.

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"Window Box on Royal St."

"Window Box on Royal St."

"Boarded Up on Fillmore"

"Boarded Up on Fillmore"