For those who live in a bustling city environment, early Sunday mornings can be pretty special. The streets and sidewalks are mostly unpopulated. It even feels a little otherworldly to be one of the few who are out and about..
The view seen in this artwork is from my kitchen window. It’s in Boston’s SoWa neighborhood, which for many years has been home to lots of old brick factory warehouse buildings. Recently an entire block between here and there was purchased…
As an artist, it’s fun for me to find new ways of showing the city through my eyes. I have taken a lot of photographs on long walks around town, and around 2009 I began to experiment with painting them.
“Moon Over Cathedral” was recently completed after alternating for years between revision and neglect. Bringing in new elements gave it fresh energy and allowed me to let go of the ones that weren’t working.
Today’s the Boston Marathon, and the city is bustling with out-of-towners. As of this mid-morning writing, it’s 42 degrees out, the sky is grey, and there is a 35% chance of precipitation (increasing over the day).