Commission – View From the Ridge

Bob Earl Commission

This painting is infused with a lot of love and emotion and is inspired by the view from this collector’s home.  At 6’ high X 5’ wide it’s the largest painting I have created to date.  I love painting large and working through the challenges of how to cover the […]

April 8, 2022

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Solo Show

Seasons View

“There is a season – turn, turn, turn – and a time to every purpose under heaven.” Pete Seeger The theme for this show was Seasons. Painting, for me, is a form of meditation and mindfulness. I contemplate the earth and our place on it. I think about how connected […]

September 17, 2021

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Art on Cullers Run

Cullers Run on display

After a hiatus in 2020 because of the pandemic we were excited to be able to be back for Art on Cullers Run hosted by Joshua Miller on his beautiful property in Mathais, WV. It was wonderful to visit with folks and to celebrate art. Here’s I am with dear […]

July 6, 2021

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Near and Far

near and far

Near and Far is a two person show that I created with West Virginia fiber artist Susan Feller. The show is a bringing together of expressions of far mountain vistas and the intimacy of the forest when it surrounds you. Both of us look to the natural world around them […]

November 12, 2020

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There is a season … Commission

Varipapa Commission June 2020

This collector couple loves Lost River. As they were completing a whole house renovation in Maryland they decided to bring the mountains into their home. In addition to the painting they asked for advice on wall colors. I love working on commissions and creating something unique and personal. This painting […]

June 15, 2020

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Art on Cullers Run

church entrance

I’m thrilled to have been invited for a 2nd year to participate in this curated show of artists and makers. It is held on a beautiful property in West Virginia. My space this year was inside a small historic church. Thanks to old friends and to new friends for making […]

July 7, 2019

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Solo Show – Summer 2019

Contempations 2019 Abbie in gallery

The title of this show is Contemplation.  Painting the light and the land is a meditative practice. The mountains represent our connection to the earth. To stop and contemplate is a radical act. Stopping gives us the gift of a moment to heal ourselves. As we heal ourselves we have […]

June 10, 2019

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Japan 2018

Japan 2018

My first trip to Asia – Japan! Beauty is important to the culture so my artists eye was filled with delight and wonder every day. A highlight was a day long private session in Kyoto with Shod artist Chifumi Niimi. I learned so much about Japanese language and culture by […]

November 17, 2018

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Mill Gap House Commission

sold painting

Who doesn’t love a surprise? It was fun to paint this commission as a Christmas gift, and to get to deliver it to lots of smiles and hugs. This painting for the master bedroom of this new home was conceived as an extension of the view you can see down […]

January 1, 2018

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Solo Show – Fall 2017

solo show

This is my second solo show at the Lost River Trading Post’s Grasshopper Gallery. As paintings have sold I’ve been dropping off replacements. Many thanks to all of the collectors and friends who have offered encouragement and support.

November 4, 2017

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