Visual Arts Center, Punta Gorda, FL
12th National Art Exhibition

Sea Level has been accepted into this prestigious juried exhibition.

  • February 7:  Exhibit opens to the public

  • February 13: Awards Reception at the Visual Arts Center

  • March 24:  Last day of Exhibit


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North Port Art Center
Members Only, Anything Goes

North Port Art Center, North Port, FL

January, 2020

The Pattern took First Place in the Professional/Instructors Category.


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Art Center Sarasota
Open Season National Juried Show

December 2019 - January 2020


North Port Art Center
Urban and Rural Show

December 2019

Dry Lake took 2nd Place in the Professional/Instructor Category.


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Parks and Recreation

North Port Art Center, North Port, FL

September 13 - October 3, 2019

Sports Equipment, Park Benches, Swings and Slides. My painting, Ball in Hand, won 2nd place in the professional division.


Reception Friday, September 13, 6-8 pm



Visual Arts Center, Punta Gorda, FL

September 10 - October 3, 2019


Color is splashed across all types of 2D and 3D media, from paintings to sculptures, pottery, jewelry and more!


The public is invited to attend the opening Wine & Cheese Reception Thursday, September 12 at 5:00 pm. View Color on display September 10 - October 3 in the Main Gallery.


North Port Art Center Open House

North Port Art Center, North Port, FL

Friday, September 13, 6-8 pm
Reception and Award Presentation for the “Parks & Recreation” and Juried Show.

My painting Ball In Hand will be on display in "Parks & Recreation plus I'll be sharing information and demonstrating for my upcoming classes. Sign up for my drawing class, Line to Design, or my Oil Portrait Painting Class, or both!, I will make learning to master basic and intermediate skills logical, rewarding and fun!

My drawing class will be on Thursday mornings, 9:30 am-12:30 pm and portrait painting  will be Monday evenings 5-8 pm.


Visual Arts Center Open House

Visual Art Center, Punta Gorda, FL

Thursday, Sept. 6, 1-7, Friday, Sept. 7, 10-3, Saturday, Sept. 8, 10-1

If you want to learn to paint people and faces in oil, you must come to the open house, talk with me about the class, see examples of what we will be working on, and watch me paint a demo.

Plus I will have original art, prints and note cards for sale!

There will be a wine and cheese reception Thursday, 5-7!


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Member's Showcase

Visual Art Center, Punta Gorda, FL

June 28, 2019, 9am-12pm

Members & Friends Reception: Thursday, July 11 at 5:00pm

I will take this opportunity to display several of my most recent paintings.


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Water, Water, Everywhere!

Visual Art Center, Punta Gorda, FL

May 21 - June 27, 2019, Main Gallery

Reception 6:30-8:00 pm

Water, Water, Everywhere has anything and everything to do with water: boating, fishing, shells, beaches and more. See the unique ways our artists represent water in various types of media, from paintings to pottery, glass, fiber art and more! I am exhibiting Oh, Playmate.


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Garden Party

Open Show

North Port Art Center, North Port, FL

Friday, May 17 - Saturday, June 22

Reception 6:30-8:00 pm

I will be exhibiting an oil painting, titled Sea Rose, which is the pattern of my silverware.


Line to Design Drawing Class

My drawing workshop is geared toward students who have had at least one beginner drawing class or some exposure to art and desire to advance their skills.

We focus on figure and portrait drawing along with other subject matter which students have personal interest in exploring.

Held on Thursdays. Please call for specific times.

North Port Art Center

5950 Sam Shapos Way

North Port, FL