“Taking the Lead , Women and the White Mountains”

I am so honored to have one of my paintings in the show ‘Taking the Lead , Women and the White Mountains’ at The Museum of the White Mountains , at Plymouth State University. Here are some photos from the opening. The show will be up all summer and into Oct. view the wonderful works of the Historic women artists of the white mountains , and of contemporary painters like myself.

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Me in front of my painting !


So happy to see this Sophia Towne Darrah! I have always loved this painting!


Beautiful period clothing on display as well



Beautiful Historic White Mountain Painting!


Beautiful Historic White Mountain Painting!

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Beautiful Historic White Mountain Painting!


This is such a beautiful historic watercolor, I was excited to find that this painting is of the same spot as the painting I have in the show Crawford Notch!


Another beautiful historic painting !

Artists Capturing Echo Lake in Franconia Notch , Past and Present

Echo Lake in Franconia Notch New Hampshire, was a favorite spot for many of the White Mountain Artists and of course many of the Hudson River School Artists of the 19th century . Recently I set out to make a large painting of this gorgeous spot. Yet, I did not do my more normal  procedure as I have done with other large paintings in the past, in this case I started the large canvas en plein air. Normally, I do a small painting outside our maybe just a careful drawing then take those studies back to the studio and make my larger painting. So this was a new and refreshing experience for me! But, anyway in this post I want to share some amazing White mountain painters works of this particular location then share my new piece.

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Albert Bierstadt                                                                            Albert Bierstadt

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Alfred Thompson Bricher                                                      Alfred Thompson Bricher

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Alfred Thompson Bricher                                                Edward Hill


Alfred Thompson Bricher                                       Samuel Lancaster Gerry

And here is my new painting of the same location……

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“Echo Lake , Franconia Notch” 24x36in. oil on canvas . This painting will be available at this years show and sale , at the Jackson Historical Society , in Jackson N.H. the official opening is Oct. 23rd 6:00 to 9:00.Here is a link to the event:  http://www.jacksonhistory.org/

Here I am working on the big canvas……

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All images of historic paintings were courtesy, of White Mountain Art from http://whitemountainart.com/

“Principals of Studio Landscape painting” Workshop in NYC

Here are some photos from my workshop at the Grand Central Atelier. I had such a wonderful time ! The photos taken are of my demo painting done in two short sitting:

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GCA Workshop painting finished The last image is the painting after the glazing stage.

New Works at the History Meets the Arts Show in Gettysburg, PA

The weekend of June 12 -14th will be the Gettysburg Festival this year. Erik Koeppel and I will be attending in person with numerous paintings to be included the History Meets the Arts exhibition, that is part of the festival. Here’s the description from the festivals website.

“History Meets the Arts

Meet with over 40 artists in person during this three day event. Artists include painters, sculptors and traditional 18th century period accoutrement makers, in addition to accomplished historical book authors. The artists represent a wide variety of genres including 18th & 19th century periods, Native American, wildlife, landscape, nostalgic, and more.”

This is one weekend only as follows:
 June 12 – 14th, 2015
Friday 5p-9p
Saturday 10a-7p
Sunday  10a-4p

at the Gettysburg College Union Ballroom, 300 N Washington St, Gettysburg, PA 17325

The show is sponsored by Lord Nelson’s Gallery so please feel welcome to contact them with inquiries about works available link here

Here are some of the paintings I’m bringing to the show

:Last Light of Day _ Lauren Sansaricq

Passing Storm _ Lauren sansaricq

View from Elephant's head looking through Crawford Notch

Forest interior with Catskills and hudson river Framed

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