Charity Auction for ProPublica

Charity Auction for ProPublica

Ah, technology! I’m holding an eBay auction right now for eight paintings of people reading, with 100% of the money going to the nonprofit ProPublica. But eBay’s having a glitch right now that is making it hard to browse the paintings online. (I actually got someone at eBay on the phone–they are perplexed and working on it) Meanwhile, I’m posting a link here to every painting. It’s a bit tedious to look at them this...

Read More

Reading on the Street

Reading on the Street

Okay, he’s just looking at his phone, but he might be reading some very important investigative journalism from ProPublica. The sale of this and seven other paintings benefit them–go here to bid.   (Oh, and I’m pretty sure he knew how good he looked in those green pants with that red bag and that orange wall across the...

Read More

Reading in Bryant Park

Reading in Bryant Park

What can I say about this one? Another painting of someone reading in New York’s lovely Bryant Park. I’m auctioning it off to benefit ProPublica–go here to bid.  

Read More

Woman in Black, Reading

Woman in Black, Reading

This is part of a series of paintings of people reading that I’m auctioning off to benefit ProPublica. Go here for details. So this was a painting that surprised me. I was working from a photograph of a woman in a pink sundress, with the bright, happy, green Washington Square Park in the background. I often paint on black gesso, so there was a stage early on when all you could see was her figure against the black background–I...

Read More

Reading on the Fire Escape

Reading on the Fire Escape

This is another painting I’m auctioning off to benefit ProPublica–go here for details. The only reason I ever keep a painting is because I’m so pleased with it that I’m sure I’ll never paint another one as good. I kept this one for years for that reason. I just loved it. Even when I thought I was pretty sure I could paint it all over again and be just as satisfied, I wasn’t sure–so I did. I painted...

Read More

Reading on the Lawn, Bryant Park

Reading on the Lawn, Bryant Park

It’s time for another round of paintings for a good cause! I’m auctioning off eight paintings this week to benefit ProPublica. Go here for details. Every time I go to Bryant Park (which is right behind the glorious public library in New York City, if you’ve never been) I just walk around taking pictures of people reading–some on their cell phones, some on computers, and some even on real books. It’s a beautiful...

Read More

Manhattan Beach

Manhattan Beach

Manhattan Beach is not in Manhattan. It’s in Los Angeles. It’s a charming little town along the coast that nobody can afford to live in. But you can go there, and walk along the water, and take pictures! That part’s free. Anyway, this is just a little 5 x 7 postcard-sized painting that posted on eBay as part of a charity auction to benefit Planned Parenthood. They get 100%–I’m doing it all for them. Nice to raise some funds...

Read More

French Village

French Village

Ah…this is a lovely little village in France…I wish I was there right now. This is a little 5 x 7 postcard-sized painting that posted on eBay as part of a charity auction to benefit Planned Parenthood. They get 100%–I’m doing it all for them. Nice to raise some funds for a good cause! Go take a look–there are 11 in all. I plan to keep doing this once a month, so stay...

Read More

Manhattan Taxis

Manhattan Taxis

Ah, New York City in the springtime, when everything’s candy-colored, even the taxis. This is a little 5 x 7 postcard-sized painting that posted on eBay as part of a charity auction to benefit Planned Parenthood. They get 100%–I’m doing it all for them. Nice to raise some funds for a good cause! Go take a look–there are 11 in all. I plan to keep doing this once a month, so stay tuned! Here’s a larger...

Read More