Entries by alex

Portrait of Max featured at Museum of the Dog in NYC

Exciting news! My portrait of Max, the Bracco Italiano, was one of 20 paintings chosen to be in the upcoming Dog Days of Winter show at the @museumofthedog in New York City. The exhibition will be on view from January 24th to February 14. And here’s the kicker, the show is also a contest that YOU […]

Happy 2020!

Happy New Year! Happy New Decade! It’s The Year of the Horse, at least in my studio. This is FRANCESCA’s SHADOW, a memorial portrait commissioned by Andy Ackerman for someone who recently lost her long time friend. It’s my first horse portrait, and I’m hoping to do lots more. So tell your horse-y friends that […]

Lucy the Bijon Frisé

For my last post of the decade, I present LUCY, the Bijon Frisé. Meredith Knight (my dear sister) commissioned this Christmas portrait of her new friend with the name that is woven through her life in various and meaningful ways. Thank you all who have supported my work this last decade. “And now we welcome the […]

2020 calendars are in!

My 2020 Calendar is here! Get em while they’re hot! The perfect gift for anyone in the space/time continuum. Visit our online store to order yours today. Photography and design by @alexanderwyly .

Oregon Landscape

This painting is called Lyre Tree from 1995. Painted in Ecola Park Oregon. Oil on linen, 28”x24”.

Happy September!

Happy September Tropicale, Y’all! Summer’s not over until it’s over. Who cares what they say about grass skirts after Labor Day? This is my portrait of SCARLETT, Gena Smith Morgan’s sweet pooch, sister friend of MINGO. Oil on canvas, 12”x12”

Happy August, y’all.

This hat makes me want to talk like a horse wrangler. This is my recent portrait of KIRWAN, the notorious Shiba Inu who lives with his pal Roger Wills in Chicago. The portrait is a present from his dear friend and mine, the wonderful Cathy Carlton Hews. 12 x 12 inches, oil on canvas

Summer Sale Ends Today

Today is the last day of my summer sale, 20% off all new commissions! Portrait of Bender, 2014, Oil on canvas, 12 x 16 inches, Collection of Lee and Gene Deutsch, St. Louis

Happy July!

Happy July you guys! Let the sun shine in! This is my portrait of FANNY. Fanny recently returned to the light, but she is being remembered and celebrated in many ways, especially by @katenoon, her BFF. 12”x12”, oil on canvas.

Portrait of Kade and Nick

This is a portrait that I painted 6 (!) years ago for @karlgaj and Larissa Kokernot of their two boys Kade and Nick. I just saw them all a couple of weeks ago at a going away party in LA as the whole fam is moving to Minneapolis. Needless to say the two boys have changed […]