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Little Chicks

By chris | October 27, 2022
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I got juried into the upcoming “Giants and Midgets”  show at the Alden Bryan in Jeffersonville, VT. So I sent the big painting and looked around for some “midgets.” I happened to be talking to the Gallery director and said I was sending up a couple of 7 X 11s  I had done a while…

Rockport Art Association Contributing Members Show

By chris | April 4, 2022
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An update to the Famous “Homered” painting (new flowers and a red jacket) for this month’s show at the Rockport Art Assn. CONTRIBUTING MEMBERS SHOW 2022 Saturday April 2 – Sunday, April 24 Hibbard & Maddocks Galleries, Online Reception: Saturday, April 2, 2022, 3:00 – 5:00 PM 

Morning Chorus

By chris | November 1, 2021
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Painded from Goucester harbor at 6am as the sun is just starting to reflect off of the water. The fishing boats are alll preparing to go out for the day and the fog is already a distant memory on the horizon.

Eyes on the Ball

By chris | October 25, 2021
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On October 19th I gave a lecture on the similarities between Impressionist painting and Tennis at the Longwod COuntry Club in Wellesley, MA. Here is the recording of said lecture.

Gloucester Gems

By chris | October 13, 2021
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Late July I spent a few weeks up in Gloucester at a small fisherman’s cabin right on the water. Here are some photos and paintings from the trip. Painting in Gloucester has always been a great joy for me, as are the arts community there, and the people I meet while painting.

Gloucester 2021

By chris | August 17, 2021
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The picture is an 18 X 24 oil on canvas painting of a corner of Gloucester harbor in the morning light.  A sailboat has just left her mooring and picks up speed as she catches the morning breeze. The painting was done from the deck of my little waterfront apartment (see pictures) from which a…

Puerto Morelos, Quintana Roo, Mexico 2020

By chris | December 21, 2020
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I did two watercolors while sitting on the beach under the shade of palm fronds. I got to do some harmonica playing with the locals too. Puerto Morelos is a sleepy beach town on the Southeast coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. I am here for a week with my family and then will stay another…

Harboring Thoughts

By chris | November 10, 2020
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The Boston skyline from the other side of the harbor is a tempting subject, not only because it resonates with a lot of folks but because it gives me a chance to explore the light as it slips through the mist of an early fall morning. My friends are all about  ready to join in…

Marsh Madness

By Geoffrey Chalmers | October 11, 2020
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3 1/2 hours. Sun went down. Pure pleasure Te marsh site these guys were scanning contained the remains of an 18th century stone bridge used by the colonists to cross the marsh. It has been long-decayed down to the foundations but its many years of use now make it a “happy hunting ground” for treasure hunters. The…

Watercolors in the scenic mountains of Idaho

By Geoffrey Chalmers | July 8, 2020
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Visiting my son and his family at Warm Lake near Cascade, Idaho and then at Little Payette lake near McCall. Had the chance to do some watercolors.