Another rainy spring day, another Chicago & North Western depot! This time I caught the station between showers. I had to run to catch the photo I wanted –
Two of West Chicago’s oldest buildings are included in this painting. On the right with the green doors stands the former Turner Town Hall, now home to West Chicago City Museum. Built in 1884, this building once housed the police
The historic section of Main Street in downtown West Chicago spans several blocks and is tragically easy to miss. Daily activities by residents can be carried out without ever setting foot or wheel on this stretch of road, and visitors often express delighted surprise when
This painting needed just a little bit more attention – I painted it about two years ago, but it didn’t seem quite “done” to me. Last week, I worked on it more, creating a stronger focal point. This week is forecast to be very spring-like in Chicago – it is such a good feeling!
Archival-quality giclée prints of this painting are available for purchase at West Chicago City Museum or by contacting me. Pricing is $22 for an unmatted 8×10 print / $25 for 8×10 print with white acid-free mat. A portion of all sales made at City Musuem benefit Friends of West Chicago City Museum. One of the iconic…
This is one of two paintings I did of the interior of BuckleDown Breweing in Lyons, IL. What a great experience! I will admit to having the jitters
This painting was done at the special request of my daughter. She had her first riding lessons last summer and it was a joyful experience for her. Some time after, she took note of
This house is next door to the Smith-Norris House in West Chicago. According to “The Heritage Homes of West Chicago,” this home