Out of Cigars, Piazza Navona

I caught this gentleman sneaking into the cigar store in Rome on the Piazza Navona. I imagine he is hiding his habit from his wife. 8×8 Oils

Ristorante Tre Porte, (Castellina in Chianti)

I fell in love with this tiny town in Chianti when a few of us veered off tour and discovered it. This restaurant, along with Silvia’s grocery had to be captured on canvas. 11×14 Oils on Linen  

Benvenuti in Pienza

Who would not feel welcome passing through a stoop lined with beautiful geraniums to get to the front door? A lovely residence in Pienza Italy–all decked out! 16×20 Oils on Linen $900

At the Market, Orvieto

The Wednesday market in Orvieto is rich with amazing colors, smells, and items to bargain about! The flowers, vegetables, textiles, meats, and cheeses arouse all the senses. I had to capture this transaction on canvas, and loved the mix of peonies and vegetables. 16×20 Oils

Peaceful in Burano

Such a colorful and paintable island, where handmade lace is still a big attraction. I am planning to paint a larger version of this set of residences, along with the boat moored at the canal in front. Oils, 8×8

Orvieto Ristorante

On a market day in Orvieto, we were scouting out possible restaurants for later and came upon this inviting, beautiful spot. Had to paint it, hands down! Oils on linen, 11X14

Lunchtime at Tucci’s, Piazza Navona, Rome

How characteristically Rome, to sit at Tucci’s and people watch while gazing at amazing Bernini statues and fountains. Only the handsome waiters are selected to hawk passersby into the restaurant. Oils on linen, 16X20 Contact me for prices for giclees or prints on canvas or

Silvia’s Grocery, Castellina in Chianti, Italy

I was enchanted by this adorable fruit and vegetable stand with sandwich shop in a lovely town in the Chianti region. Silvia came out to greet us immediately! Oils on linen, 16X20 Contact me for prices for giclees or prints on canvas or paper!

Up, Up and Away!

Struck by the joyful and playful colors of these hot air balloons and the richness of the clouds, it must be painted! Oils on linen, 16X20 Contact me for prices for giclees or prints on canvas or paper! Original Sold

Tray Chic

I was drawn to paint this still life because of the terrific colors–definitely got to use my turquoise paint and some deep red. The glasses were quite a challenge! 9×12 oils Contact me for prices for giclees or prints on canvas or paper! Original Sold