Monthly Archives: March 2015

Spring 98

Image paint crew, acrylic on canvas mural.

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Balboa Park Lily pond

What were these colorful windows into a world filled with Lily ponds and castles?Margaret Kyle-Roxburgh’s beautiful artwork of Balboa Park on view in our home were some of my earliest memories. This painting for the Park Centennial is in memory of her … Continue reading

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Marston House gardens

  A new watercolor illustration for our book on Balboa Park, we hope to have a working title soon.

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Balboa Park night revisited

Having lived the first 50 years of my life with Balboa Park at the center. From Ocean Beach to Downtown to Uptown, South Park up to North Park. Balboa Park was always near, it still is. The past dozen years I’ve … Continue reading

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Frank Zappa 70’s

And now for a painting from mid 70’s, Frank Zappa lived and performed in San Diego early on. This is part of a series of works 1963 – 1995  

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Looking forward to the Centennial summer at the Fair!

The front gate with “sweet peas” on the twine as you enter in. My parents lived here for many happy years. Joan and Dad always had such a fun garden. There is a link between this painting and the upcoming … Continue reading

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