Room With A View
36x48, Oil On Panel
"I see my paintings as capturing the spirit of the American West … its optimism, adventure, and courage. I want to reach people emotionally, for them to identify with my paintings and maybe project themselves into those scenes. This scene was set on a ranch in Southern California, near San Diego. People are often shocked to learn that this sort of landscape can be found in San Diego, but when I was growing up here, there were more horses than people, and you can still find these beautiful, wide-open locations with huge elements of the West"