After spending decades chasing clients in Our Nation's Capital, my wife and I at last have narrowed our choices of a new place to call home and settled on the Brandywine Valley. We're both delighted. It's inspiring to live here. You'd have to look long and hard...

In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you. — Deepak Chopra Still life derives from the 17th century Dutch word stilleven, a collective name for paintings depicting objects like fruit, flowers, food, and everyday household items. Still-life paintings are magical, I believe, because...

A new study by University College London finds adults live longer when they go to art museums, fairs, and galleries. Researchers tracked 7,000 adults 50+ over a 14-year period. They found that men and women who took in art at least once a year enjoyed a 14%...

We want happy paintings. Happy paintings. If you want sad things, watch the news.                                                                ...

  Perfectionism is the enemy of creation.                                                                                ...

Vita brevis, ars longa.                                                                                    ...

To linger in the observation of things, other than the self, implies a profound conviction of their worth. — Charles-Damian Boulogne Painters never cease talking about value—how light or dark a color is, on the scale from white to black—but for everyone else the word's principal meaning is...