Socially-Distanced Painting

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The social isolation during the past six months of the pandemic has changed the way we live and the way we think about in-person human interactions.  I was curious to...

March 2020: Birthdays and a Pandemic…

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March 12, 2020 was my wife’s birthday. I left early to go to a sales meeting in New Jersey from my apartment in Manhattan. An Uber picked me up at...

Welcome the Rain

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I've been hoping for rain for two reasons. First and foremost, Massachusetts, like much of New England, has been in the midst of a significant drought for the past four...

Ebb Times

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In April of this year, as the apple trees were budding and an abundance of water fowl near my home were nesting in preparation for their eggs to hatch, The...

Covid Reflections

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As an artist, I seek to blend the contents of my mental and emotional world with selective components of external reality, often derived from photography and digital painting. Bits and...

Pandemic Shofar

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We've all had to learn to adapt. Wearing masks. Maintaining social distance. Washing our hands more than we’d like. It's a new normal. Yet perhaps those who've felt it most...

PL Recommends: Week 3

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This week we focus on…poignant creations of children who, although separated by oceans, share common feelings of loneliness and isolation…innovative ways to experience art and culture during the pandemic…and how...

Of Fire and Optimism

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As fate would have it, this painting is hanging right now at the Provincetown Art Museum, in a group show in their spacious exhibition gallery. “In the Spirit of Fire”...

What About the Grownups?

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A friend who’s a teacher tells me that adults need recess. Every day. Especially now. The Merriam-Webster dictionary says that recess means "a suspension of business or procedure for the purpose...

Pandemic Flashes

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For over thirty years, I've been drawn to photography to express my imagination and vision, and to invite people into the world of my visual stories and poems. Since 2009,...