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Fall Ripple Affect – retitled Serenity Pool – in its rightful home


I borrowed this scene of Indiana autumn from my Clay County neighbors. In this case, the “grass IS greener ” on the other side. I have woods and farmland, they have that and more. They are truly blessed, and I for them allowing me to drink in their view. This one is “busy” but gives you a snapshot of the colorful season we are blessed with each year. The ripple effect disturbed the reflection,  but I like it, because it reminds me that in addition to the heavens and the earth, God also created the fishes in the sea.  It also is humbling because I realize that no matter how hard I try, I can’t recreate perfection.

In 2017, I retitled the 2014 landscape image “Serenity Pool” for the River City Art Association Juried Exhibition hosted/sponsored by Union Hospital to celebrate its 125th anniversary in Terre Haute.

This April, Fall Ripple Affect  went to my neighbors with the Serenity Pool in their backyard.

Fall Ripple Affect retitled Serenity Pool

‘Voodoo’ and ‘Flood of Emotions’ receive awards in Abstract April show


It is a great honor to receive recognition for my photography-based abstracts in the Abstract April show on display through April 30, 2022, at the Covered Bridge Art Gallery in Rockville, Indiana.

Judge Cheryl Harris, a professional designer, illustrator, fine artist and muralist from Covington, Indiana, awarded my ‘Voodoo’ First Place in the Photography (Digitally Enhanced) category and Best of Show!

(April 30 update: I was pleasantly surprised at the closing reception and awards ceremony to learn that “Voodoo” will have a new home with a Rockville art collector!)

I created my entry using a photograph I made of a sunrise over Kentucky Lake. It is a dye sublimation process on high gloss HD metal with a silver flush mount presentation.

In addition, my ‘Flood of Emotions’ received a Third Place in the same category. It is another one-of-a-kind creation using the same photograph of Kentucky Lake. It also is my first image I presented on textured metal and then had it float-mounted off a brushed aluminum background.

Rockville is in Parke County, Indiana, the Covered Bridge Capital of the World.