Some New News!

Hello  everyone! HEre is  some updated info  on  upcoming/current and recent events!

I am proud to announce I am currently having a show at the Johnson & Johnson World Headquarters Gallery located  at 1 Johnson & Johnson Plaza in New Brunswick, NJ. More information on  calling for appointment and  phone numbers, please check out the info on my  website HERE.

That show will be up until March 7th. Check it out if you can, I have various  new works  in the show focusing on my rural barn and country theme, along with several of my animal portraits.

I am also pleased to announce my adult students that take my classes at the Visual Art Center of New Jersey are having a show ath the Papermill Playhouse located in Millburn at 22 Brookside Drive. Their work  will be up  from Feb 19- to March 23. There will be an opening reception preceding the opening night of the  play, “The Other Josh Cohen” on February 23 from 5-6 pm. Hope to see you there!  For  more info about this show, visit my website, HERE.

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Winter 2014 Classes begin in just a couple of weeks!

Happy Holidays to  all my followers! I wanted to send a post  out about my upcoming classes I am offering in the new year starting early January!.

I will be offering classes at the two  regular locations as well as  be available for private lessons as well. I will be offering several of my returning classes, as well as a  few new ones. Below I have listed  them  organized into their location.

Some classes are already full with waiting lists,  some  have  room for registration. Please make sure you register soon to reserve your spot. I also am offering workshops. Those can be found on my website along with  the info I have posted here.

Visual Art Center of New Jersey – Summit, NJ – 908.273.9121


Drawing for Painters Wednesdays 9:30-12 

Painting the realistic Approach Wednesdays 12:30-3 (**NEW CLASS**)

Seeing in Color Thursdays 12:30-3


Mini Masters Mondays 3:30-5 ages 6-9

Drawing the Next Step  Monday 5:30-6:30 ages 6-9

Animal Portraiture 3:45-5:15 Wednesday ages 7-10

Painting like the Pros 5:30-6:30 Wednesday ages 7-10

Fundamentals of Drawing and Painting Thursday 4- 5:30 ages 11-13

Art of Drawing Saturdays 10- 11:30 ages 11-13

Art of Painting Saturdays 12-1:30 ages 11-13


Fabulous World of Watercolor Mondays 7-9 ages 13+ (**NEW CLASS**)

Drawing and Painting for Teens Thursdays 6-8 Ages 13+ 

Portfolio Development Saturdays 2-4 ages 13+


The Center for Contemporary Art  - Bedminster, NJ – – 234.2345

Morning Oil Painting Tuesday 10-12:30

Evening Oil painting Tuesday 6:30-9

Animal Portraiture Fridays 10- 12:30

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Black Friday limited time offer!

Happy holidays and happy thanksgiving!

I wanted to offer a rare opportunity for the Black Friday shoppers out there!
I usually do not offer my color commissions in pastel, only oil. However for a guaranteed delivery by Christmas, I will be offering 9″ x 12″ custom commissions in pastel for $150.

Several works of my pastels can be seen on my website as well as on my Facebook fan page.

I will only be taking in 10 orders.

Please share this post if you know of other animals lovers looking to get an immortalized portrait of their furry friend.

Gift certificates are of course available as well!!
Feel free to click on the link above or on mY website

Enjoy the holidays and each other!! Email me if you would like to claim your spot!


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New Representation at J & W Gallery!

Im proud to report that I am proudly being represented at J & W Gallery located in Lambertville, NJ. Lambertville is a great artsy area with  many galleries and antique shops. Being right across from  New Hope, Pa, it makes a wonderful destination to  spend a day. Some of the pieces I have at the gallery  at from  my “Essential” series, which focus on equine relevant still life scenes. Feel free to visit the gallery for a closer look! Their grand re opening will be  announced soon. Until then,  they are open on specified hours and days  listed on their  website. 

Visit them here:


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Hunterdon watercolor society demonstration January 7!

Happy new year!!
This coming Monday, January 7, 2013 I will be giving a demonstration for the Hunterdon Watercolor Society. If you are a member of the group I will see you there! I will be doing an animal portrait, and showing from scratch how to bring it from start to finish!
If you are interesting in joining the HWS you can check out this link here.
HWS Info

On a different note winter classes start next week! There are a few opening left in my Wednesday adult drawing class, as well as my Wednesday children’s class and Saturday pre teen painting class. and go to my classes tab for more info!

How to see you soon!!
Once again happy new year!

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Winter 2013 Classes

Classes start soon at  the  Visual art center of NJ  as well as the Center for Contemporary Art!

I am offering a wide range of classes and workshops in  several mediums, and  subject matter, and  for all ages.  PLease follow the link  below  to my classes page on my website.



Eye of the Beholder - Oil

18″ x 24″ Oil

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Black and White drawing of your companion.
8 x 10 was $300 NOW $250!
11 x 14 was $450 NOW $350!
Price is good only for November 22 – November 24th.

Gift certificates available for the sale, makes a great gift.
Paypal only to
Write BLACK FRIDAY SALE in Paypal memo
Send your pictures or request for gift certificate to the same email.
Kirby! 8" x 10" Graphite drawing

Kirby! 8″ x 10″ Graphite drawing

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With the holidays  rapidly approaching,   I wanted to offer  some things I have  in my studio  for an affordable holiday  rate.  The album is  located on my facebook  public page.   CHECK IT OUT HERE!

“Storm approaching the Sound” Pastel, matted for sale!

If you  aren’t a  member of  facebook I suggest  you make one! You should still be able  to  see the album  without being a member. If  not,  send me  an  email  and Ill  give you info on it.  If you are interested in  buying  one of  the  artworks,  Please  email me  for  pricing.  All art in this album are  under $250.  some starting as low as $50! Many are framed, some matted.

I am  also  currently offering  gift certificates and custom commissions in time  for the holidays. Please  place your order now to   make sure you get it  on time!

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Turned Out for the NightWith the turn  of the season,  and the  colors  changing all around us, summer  camps   end,  and  the new  fall semester  begins.  I  am   offering  several  classes  at  both the Visual Art Center of  NJ  in Summit, and the Center for Contemporary Art  in Bedminster, NJ.

Some of  my  classes for the Visual Art Center  are:

“Seeing in Color” 12:30-3 on Thursdays.

“Drawing – Fine tuning the details” 12:30-3 Wednesday.

For teens I  offer  Drawing and painting on thursday  afternoons  and  saturdays. Specific times are on  the website.

Kids classes can also  be  found on the  website as well.  I teach Monday and wednesday afternoons.

Register online here: CLICK HERE!


At the Center for Contemporary Art I  am offering these  weekly classes:

Morning Oil painting 10-12:30 on Tuesdays

Evening Oil Painting 6:30-9 on Tuesdays.

Various  1,2, and 3  week workshops include animal portraiture,  perspective and  color theory. Specific dates  can  be   found  on   there website as well.

Register online HERE

Hope to see  you in classes! Feel free to contact  me  via  my  website   if you have any  questions!

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Last day of Contest I am in! Please Help!

So  I entered  this contest on facebook  where  basically the most “Likes”  wins.  I  am   about tied with  one other person.  contest  ends  midnight tonight.  I need some    big help!  If you have a facebook,  please  like  my photo ( which is a  black and white  pic from my wedding of  my bridal party and me  hooping..  Below is the link.

If you can  please share  it  with  you friends,  and/ or  on your fb  wall, and specify for people to click on the pic or  link to access the  original post to like it, that would be great.   thanks so much !

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