Summer Joy
1984
watercolor
22 x 30

I can't really explain why I began painting nude bathers. It just seemed like a natural thing to do following the tradition of Renoir, Cezanne and others.

Magenta Nocturne
1983
watercolor
22 x 30

color carries the painting despite funky drawing

Bathers 3
1982
watercolor
22 x 30

strong composition with view from sea toward beach which I often used

Warm Waters
1983
watercolor
22 x 30

sensual image and color

Turquoise Joys
1983
watercolor
30 x 22


Windswept Beach
1983
watercolor
22 x 30


August Beach
1983
watercolor
22 x 30

another ocean view

Bathers 5
1982
watercolor
22 x 30

another ocean view

Bathers 6
1982
watercolor
22 x 30

view from ocean

Bathers 9
1985?
watercolor
22 x 30


Bathing Self Portrait
1985
watercolor
39 x 44

wacky but fun, Pollockesque pictorial space

In Pool
1996
watercolor
22 x 30

child in pool

Ballerina Bather
1996
acrylic
45 x 58

child in breakers

Ballerina Bather
1996
watercolor
30 x 22

watercolor version

Ballerina Bather
1996
acrylic
9 x 12

fluid acrylic study for larger work

Nora Surf
1993
watercolor
22 x 30

openly painted child on boogie board

Azaleas
1985
watercolor
22 x 30

view of sea through a splash of color