About Me

About me

My creative work in acrylics is largely expressionistic.  I do portraits and works in styles other than expressionistic.  I have conjured a series inspired by Hopper and another by Van Gogh, two music series (one in acrylics and another in pen and ink), a series called Enamorado con Amor (In Love with Love), and various […]

My biography

My story After almost 20 years as a mediator I began living in Europe and other areas abroad, including a stint in Panama with the United States Peace Corps. In Paris we once lived in the 3rd just ten minutes by bicycle from the Louvre. I went several times a week. Rome is like living […]

Video Slide Shows

Video Slide Shows Here are three slide shows of some of my art, set to music. Video: Paintings and Drawings Done at Palau de la Musica The paintings and drawings in this video slide show were done at Palau de la Musica, Valencia.  They explore the state of mind we experience as music transports us […]


Peace Corps Dam Project Funded

Thanks in good measure to our fund raising efforts, our nephew’s Peace Corps Project has been fully funded.   To those of you who donated time or money, many many thanks! I will provide updates as soon as they are available here, at and G+.   gary  

Zamba paintings: The Heart of Lightness

Videoslideshow- Chobe River and Park, Botswana, Our Safari

This is a slide show from our safari in Chobe National Park, Botswana, not far from Livingstone, Zambia.  Half of the time is on the river and the rest on land.  Some close ups of quite a few critters.    .

Zambia: Journey Into the Heart of Lightness

Update from Lusaka

June 14th Hello from Lusaka, the capitol of Zambia. 3 fantastic days in our nephew’s village (he is in Peace Corps), what lovely people and what a totally fabulous welcome we received! Rustic conditions, to put it mildly, even the bus rides were arduous and there was a 1 1/2 hour walk in the dark […]

Valencia 2014


Our time in Valencia is coming to an end, at least for now. On June 1 we are joining two other RPCV (Returning Peace Corps Volunteers aka ex-PCV’s) who lived near us in Panama for a two day train trip across Tanzania.  There might be some wildlife along the way but mostly small viallages, open […]