Cooley Art Gallery

Postings of recent paintings

Heidelberg Hotel

Heidelberg Hotel, at the Bonclarken Conference Center in Flat Rock, NC. A lovely place with much more to paint.

Looking West

The Biltmore has an incredible view to the west.  I set up my gear in the south pasture.  There are no bad views here.  11×14 oil on linen. 

Killarney House

My first Plein air in our new home, Hendersonville, NC.  This is Killarney house.  Ours is the guest or carriage house glimpsed in the background.  9 x 12 oil on linen panel.

Rooftops in Rome

The light was just right and the sky was a color you only see in Italy.  8″ x 10″ oil on linen. “available”

Rome Backstreet

A back alley type street full of little cars and motorbikes.  5″ x 7″ oil on linen panel.

Vatican City Street Scene

          A winding street scene in Vatican City.  Oil on 5″x7″ linen panel.

White door

White parish door at historic, Church of the cross, in Bluffton, SC.  Oil on 8″ x 10″ linen panel.  

Palatine Hill, Rome

The Palatine musem on Palatine Hill, in Rome. Oil on 6″x8″ gessoed paper. Auction ended.  “Available”  $150 Contact me at

Doorway in Rome

A bronze doorway, somewhere in Rome. Oil on 5″x7″ linen panel. This original oil painting will be available at auction for 7 days. Auction ended, “Available” $150

Winding Steps in Monterosso

Winding street steps in Monterosso, Italy Oil on 5″ x 7″ linen panel Auction ended    “Available”  $175 Please check in the archives to the right, for other posts that are available. Contact me at

White Church #2

Another view of the Entrance to a pretty little white Church in Micanopy, Florida Oil on 5″x7″ linen panel “Sold”

Monterosso Door #4

Another doorway in Monterosso, Italy.  Oil on 5″x7″ linen panel “Sold”

Blue door in Monterosso

Blue door along a side street in Monterosso, Italy. Oils on 5″x7″ linen panel “Sold”

Monterossso Arch

An archway on a small side street in Monterosso, Italy. auction ended,  “available” Pleases contact me at

Monterosso Door #2

A doorway on a narrow sidestreet in Monterosso, Italy.  oils on 5″x7″ linen panel “Sold” Please contact me at

View from Crillon le Brave

View through two buildings, in Crillon le Brave, France, to a slice of Mt. Ventoux.  Oils on 5″x7″linen panel.  Ready to frame or may be hung as is. auction ended, available, Please contact me at

  • I have been painting and illustrating professionally for my entire career. I recently left the graphic arts business to paint full time. Life is grand! If you would like to know more about me, hit the "About" link in the upper right corner. For pricing or any other info please email me. All images on this site are copyright protected by the artist.
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