“Crispy’s Solution “, a 12″ x 9” watercolor painting, has been juried into the Thirty Sixth Annual International Marine Art Exhibition at the Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport, 47 Greenmanville Ave, Mystic , CT 06355 (860) 572- 5388. from September 27 – December 2015.
The Pirate Carrds playing card deck created interest in a contest where a “pirate” will be chosen to be painted in watercolor. I will paint two watercolors, one by popular vote the other chosen by myself from photos submitted to the website contest. Got a favorite rendition of yourself you would like to see transformed into a painting? Go to < www.piratephotocontest.com>
Banyan Canyon Rodeo began as a small, 12″ x 9″, plein air painting on the grounds of the Ringling mansion in Sarasota,FL. A squirrel scampered about and preened on a branch as I was painting. In the studio, the painting cried out for more interest and I remembered the squirrel’s visit and decided to imagine what might go in at this location when no one is looking.
Collie On Duty is a remarque in watercolor inside a copy of Desperation by Stephen King. The book was sent to King to add his signature. It is up for auction at: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Stephen-King-Signed-Desperation-Gift-Edition-Original-Don-Maitz-Signed-Art-/201337166095?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item2ee0a1590f