This scene is a souvenir of a wonderful long weekend my husband and I spent at a waterfront inn south of Easton, MD one lazy August. Both sons and their families were there, along with one set of parents in law. There were white lawn chairs, hammocks under beautiful pines, and a fire circle down the shore. We went crabbing in the bay, fishing in the river, and had a wonderful crab feast to top things off.
My husband and I love to go driving on the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay. There are always luscious views of marshes, fields, the bay, and the many streams that flow into it. Fertile ground for painting. This new painting will be shown for the first time at our upcoming exhibit at Gallery B in Bethesda.
Six art buddies and I are set to open a new month long exhibit next week. (Kick-off public reception on the 12th – details to follow. ) Have been crunching to do SEVEN new paintings for the show. Here’s number one: