Entries by alex

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”

Oregon Landscape

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

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 […]

Scout the Kitty

Happy June! This is my recent Portrait of SCOUT the Kitty. Scout’s BFF @lizsteinglass was a very dear friend of mine at John Burroughs School, where I will be having a one person show in the Fall. Liz and I used to spend a lot of time in the painting studio, and shared a deep love […]

Catskill Landspace

This is the landscape commission that I recently finished for my dear friends @jscott.lemen and @lindalemen. I tried to capture my favorite time of year for them, the light coming through the leaves on a perfect, crisp late October day. Catskill’s II Oil on canvas, 36”x30

May Flowers!

April showers bring May flowers… Happy May Day! This is LILY, the labradoodle, her friend @mollycs and I have been friends since we were 12 year olds winning record albums (Supertramp?) for our dance moves in a church basement in St. Louis.

My dog Sally

My dog Sally is my master. She communicates through meaning soaked stares like this one.