Patsy Clark Mansion
Patsy Clark Mansion

A gorgeous Italianate mansion in historic Browne's Addition in Spokane. Painted on a freezing cold Spokane spring, I enjoyed all the warm Mediterranean colors!

Rolling Palouse Hills
Rolling Palouse Hills

I am fortunate to live near the magical rolling hills of the Palouse-a landscape of wheat, hay, and lentils! Looking out over the undulating hills, it is easy to believe that this was a land that was under the sea many millennia ago. Such an amazing place to visit! 

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Spokane City River View
Spokane City River View

Based on a sketch done on location in Kendall Yards along the Spokane River. I love that a river runs through downtown. Walking down to the Falls is one of my favorite things to do. Featured in this painting is the Monroe Street Bridge and it's lovely cow skull decorations.

Court Side at Hoopfest
Court Side at Hoopfest

Hoopfest is the world's biggest 3on3 basketball tournement in the world! Spokane shuts down its streets and fills them with courts for thousands of people to play on. It is an incredible event. Sketching courtside in the some shade was a lot of fun.

Parkade Hoopfest
Parkade Hoopfest

Downtown Spokane has some great vintage architecture and the Parkade is one of my favorite landmarks. I couldn't resist sketching it during Hoopfest 2017 with an inflatable basketball in front of it and the crowds below!

Japanese Gardens
Japanese Gardens

I love Japanese gardens-the careful design, the artful arrangement of plants, the little stone lanterns. They are fabulous places to sit and contemplate...and paint!

Pax
Pax

Pax means Peace and I think that is something that every one of us could use more of, don't you?

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Bloomsday Start Line
Bloomsday Start Line

Painted on location at the start of the 2017 Bloomsday run, a grand tradition in Spokane as part of my Artist's Eye on Spokane project.

Dishman Hills Path
Dishman Hills Path

The Dishman Hills Natural Area is beautiful refuge in the middle of Spokane. I love to hike there in the dappled shade and explore the trails. Painted on a lovely spring morning.

Arrowleaf Balsamroot and Pine
Arrowleaf Balsamroot and Pine

Arrowleaf balsamroot is my favorite wildflower. They are so cheery that they make me smile whenever I see them.

Lilac and Brick
Lilac and Brick

Spokane is known as the Lilac City. Every spring they burst into bloom all over town and I take delight in finding them at every turn!

Busy Weeders
Busy Weeders

Sketched on location at Urban Eden Farm as part of my Artist's Eye on Spokane Project. Volunteers and employees of the farm work to weed a bed of beets so they can grow to market size. My little stool sunk in the wet ground between the rows and the weeders were working so fast I had to get up and move down the row to follow them twice!

Barnwall
Barnwall

At Urban Eden Farm, I was attracted to this vine growing over a barn wall that had weathered grey. The addition of a coil of rusty nails and the dark depths of the barn this irristible!

Urban Eden Hoop House
Urban Eden Hoop House

To get things growing in our cold climate, Urban Eden Farm has a couple hoop houses. It was much to hot outside when I was there to go in, but some tomato starts were enjoying the heat!

Path Into Woods
Path Into Woods

At Mt. St. Michael's, they have a grotto. To find it I wandered path ways through trees, along the edge of the bluff St. Michael's is built on. The path continued onward, but I had to turn back. I wonder what else there was to see?

Mt. St. Michael's
Mt. St. Michael's

Mt. St. Michael's is a giant brick building dressed in beautiful, white architectural frosting. I can see if from t he highway on my way home and curiosity finally prompted me to drive up the bluff to visit it.

Duncan Garden
Duncan Garden

Duncan Garden is found at Manito Park, a jewel of Spokane. This garden is laid out formally, but the riot of color makes me think it doesn't take itself too seriously. As I worked, the garden filled up with people-walking their dog, showing the out of town friends the garden, out with friends. A beautiful place, a useful place, and loved place.

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St. John's Stain Glass
St. John's Stain Glass

St. John Cathedral is perched on the lower South Hill, visible to those driving down Division below. I've admired it's Gothic tower from the inside of my car for many years. I'm glad I finally made the time to go visit the inside of the cathedral.

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Patsy Clark Mansion
Rolling Palouse Hills
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Spokane City River View
Court Side at Hoopfest
Parkade Hoopfest
Japanese Gardens
Pax
WhiteElephantsketch1.jpg
Bloomsday Start Line
Dishman Hills Path
Arrowleaf Balsamroot and Pine
Lilac and Brick
Busy Weeders
Barnwall
Urban Eden Hoop House
Path Into Woods
Mt. St. Michael's
Duncan Garden
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6139.jpg
St. John's Stain Glass
Rose Window Painting Best.JPG
6058.jpg
Backlitflowers.jpg
Yardley Rail Yard.jpg
Firefighter Jackets.jpg
ExtractorequipmentMeganPerkins.jpg
Pig Out Under the Clock Tower.jpg
pumpkinfieldsketch.jpg
Flamingstonelantern.jpg
Dinercustomerssketch.jpg
FoxMarque.jpg
Foxsunbeamsketch.jpg
Davenportxmastreesketch2.jpg
TheDogesHall.JPG
IMG_2797.jpg
painting_HillyardBullseye_cropped_midres.JPG
painting_OlympicPackandShip_cropped_midres.jpg
SpokesmanReviewBuildingpainting.JPG
painting_HotelOtisComplete.jpg
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painting_BingTheaterSign_cropped_midres.jpg
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painting_GarlandTheater_photo.JPG
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painting_ThroughthePortHole_300dpi.jpg
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Patsy Clark Mansion

A gorgeous Italianate mansion in historic Browne's Addition in Spokane. Painted on a freezing cold Spokane spring, I enjoyed all the warm Mediterranean colors!

Rolling Palouse Hills

I am fortunate to live near the magical rolling hills of the Palouse-a landscape of wheat, hay, and lentils! Looking out over the undulating hills, it is easy to believe that this was a land that was under the sea many millennia ago. Such an amazing place to visit! 

Spokane City River View

Based on a sketch done on location in Kendall Yards along the Spokane River. I love that a river runs through downtown. Walking down to the Falls is one of my favorite things to do. Featured in this painting is the Monroe Street Bridge and it's lovely cow skull decorations.

Court Side at Hoopfest

Hoopfest is the world's biggest 3on3 basketball tournement in the world! Spokane shuts down its streets and fills them with courts for thousands of people to play on. It is an incredible event. Sketching courtside in the some shade was a lot of fun.

Parkade Hoopfest

Downtown Spokane has some great vintage architecture and the Parkade is one of my favorite landmarks. I couldn't resist sketching it during Hoopfest 2017 with an inflatable basketball in front of it and the crowds below!

Japanese Gardens

I love Japanese gardens-the careful design, the artful arrangement of plants, the little stone lanterns. They are fabulous places to sit and contemplate...and paint!

Pax

Pax means Peace and I think that is something that every one of us could use more of, don't you?

Bloomsday Start Line

Painted on location at the start of the 2017 Bloomsday run, a grand tradition in Spokane as part of my Artist's Eye on Spokane project.

Dishman Hills Path

The Dishman Hills Natural Area is beautiful refuge in the middle of Spokane. I love to hike there in the dappled shade and explore the trails. Painted on a lovely spring morning.

Arrowleaf Balsamroot and Pine

Arrowleaf balsamroot is my favorite wildflower. They are so cheery that they make me smile whenever I see them.

Lilac and Brick

Spokane is known as the Lilac City. Every spring they burst into bloom all over town and I take delight in finding them at every turn!

Busy Weeders

Sketched on location at Urban Eden Farm as part of my Artist's Eye on Spokane Project. Volunteers and employees of the farm work to weed a bed of beets so they can grow to market size. My little stool sunk in the wet ground between the rows and the weeders were working so fast I had to get up and move down the row to follow them twice!

Barnwall

At Urban Eden Farm, I was attracted to this vine growing over a barn wall that had weathered grey. The addition of a coil of rusty nails and the dark depths of the barn this irristible!

Urban Eden Hoop House

To get things growing in our cold climate, Urban Eden Farm has a couple hoop houses. It was much to hot outside when I was there to go in, but some tomato starts were enjoying the heat!

Path Into Woods

At Mt. St. Michael's, they have a grotto. To find it I wandered path ways through trees, along the edge of the bluff St. Michael's is built on. The path continued onward, but I had to turn back. I wonder what else there was to see?

Mt. St. Michael's

Mt. St. Michael's is a giant brick building dressed in beautiful, white architectural frosting. I can see if from t he highway on my way home and curiosity finally prompted me to drive up the bluff to visit it.

Duncan Garden

Duncan Garden is found at Manito Park, a jewel of Spokane. This garden is laid out formally, but the riot of color makes me think it doesn't take itself too seriously. As I worked, the garden filled up with people-walking their dog, showing the out of town friends the garden, out with friends. A beautiful place, a useful place, and loved place.

St. John's Stain Glass

St. John Cathedral is perched on the lower South Hill, visible to those driving down Division below. I've admired it's Gothic tower from the inside of my car for many years. I'm glad I finally made the time to go visit the inside of the cathedral.

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