Riverview at Dusk is an evening view of one of the parks in Radford Va. I especially like the pink and orange colors in the sky that are reflected in the river which is the New River. My husband spends a lot of time studying birds and butterflies at this park. No matter what the weather he is almost always there very early Saturday mornings.
Clyde Kessler is a well-known naturalist in the New River Valley and the source for many of my landscapes. I have learned a lot from him as well as countless others he has lead on nature hikes in this beautiful region of Virginia. His discovery of the endangered Mitchel Satyr butterfly in 1998 is considered to be one of the most important wildlife finds in the second half of the twentieth century in Virginia.
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My paintings have been seen throughout the United States in national, international, and group shows. I have won numerous awards, including awards from Dorothy Gillespie, May Stevens, Frank Webb, and Daniel Greene. My paintings were in two group shows on Broadway and my biography is included in The Original Marquis Who's Who in America.
I taught in the Art Department of Radford University for a twenty years as Assistant professor. I taught Art Appreciation, Drawing, Oil Painting, Watercolor painting, Foundations, and served as Gallery Director for one year.
I enjoyed working with Art and Design students. My Art Appreciation course was hands-on and I received many compliments on my course curriculum. Oftentimes I had students that were not enrolled in the class ask me if they could sit in for a class. I have fond memories of those guest students! What a great compliment for me!
My best-selling print, "Reaching Out", was selected from over three million works of art on Fine Art America to be on the set of The Mindy Project and I appeared with my artwork on The Hour of Joy on FoxTV out of Roanoke on March 10th 2013.
I live to paint and it is important to me to find homes for all of my creations. I have originals and prints in thirty-two states,Washington D.C., Canada, Germany, Russia, England, Switzerland, India and Australia.
I also have paintings in the collection of Hollywood actress Morgan Fairchild.
Be sure to check out my YouTubes. Here is the address for my first video about my drawing on The Mindy Project! http://youtu.be/vOyjIZ__lq4
Towhee Hill Studio is open to the public by appointment. 540-257-3437
Riverview at Dusk
Riverview at Dusk is a 20" x 16" impasto oil painting on canvas panel in a solid wood molded frame. The painting can easilly be taken out of the frame if professional framing is desired.