It had been an age since Id seen Edward, In fact, the last time had been when wed taken that boat trip around Manhattan. I was more than surprised to answer the phone and hear his voice after so long a silence. In his usual diffident way he asked if Id like to meet him downtown in Pershing Square to see a play. Josephine was busy and since wed been so long out of touch he thought hed ask me. It would be nice, he said to catch up. Of course I agreed instantly without even knowing which play, but also laughed to myself at the thought of catching up with Edward. He was so naturally reserved catching up would be me chattering and him nodding, making the occasional observation or comment. He gave me the particulars and on the appointed night - Edward being somewhat of a stickler for punctuality I hied myself down to the theater early. Amazingly, he was not yet waiting so I milled around with the other theatergoers outside, enjoying the sights and sounds of Hells Kitchen, for the most part no longer hellish at all but renovated and spruced up with new and restored buildings, small parks, restaurants and everything else that makes the city so interesting and exciting. Fifteen minutes before the curtain along came Edward, dressed in his usual sober fashion with the corner of a sketchbook peeking out of his capacious overcoat pocket. We exchanged greetings briefly before he said, Wed better get in, dont want to have to push through the latecomers. We found our seats, which were in what might be called the balcony of the modern playhouse, and in the few minutes before the curtain Edward asked what Id been up to. As expected I did all the talking, his attention focused but as always mostly wordless. He did volunteer that he and Josephine would be spending more time on the Cape and that he found the sea air and quiet conducive to his work. The lights dimmed and the theat
Hello and welcome to my portfolio; I hope the year is treating you gently.
I am a self-taught photographer and digital artist. I have been shooting photos for over 30 years and digitally painting them for nearly ten. Many pieces have been featured in both print and online journals, and five of my works were licensed by ABC-TV for use as set decor on the show "Desperate Housewives."
I am happy to paint on commission. For more information, please email: email@example.com If you enjoy my work, please spread the word, and thank you for stopping by.
All of my work on Imagekind and elsewhere is protected by copyright. No permission whatsoever to copy, appropriate, claim as one's own or otherwise distribute, display or sell any of my work is granted to any entity or individual.
April 25, 2014 ~ My haiku was chosen by the New York Times staff from over 2,800 submitted and sent with their other choices to Marie Howe, state poet of New York. She honored mine along with others and they appeared in both the print and online editions of the paper. http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/04/27/nyregion/new-york-city-in-haiku.html
February 26, 2013: An amazing thing happened today - I have been announced as one of the five finalists for a Shorty Award in Art. The Shorty Awards are given to the producers of the best of online social media in a variety of categories and I am honored to be in the running.
August 2, 2012: I am honored to have been showcased in Official Feature Online Entertainment New Magazine in the article "Connecticut’s Artist Expressionist: RC deWinter" highlighting my work in the arts. My thanks to the editors and staff. You can read it here: http://bit.ly/N6z4Yl
May 1, 2012: I am proud and also humbled to have several poems and paintings prominently featured in the First Anniversary Issue of Pink Panther Magazine. See my work on pp 52-57: http://bit.ly/KoMryO Purchase this beautifully produced magazine of women's art and writing here: http://bit.ly/In88Eg Thanks and bright blessings to the marvellous editors of Pink Panther for this extraordinary validation of my work.
April 6, 2012: Thanks to editor/writer Dominic Richardson at ARTbracket for this article on me and my work. http://bit.ly/HrZmDd
My October 2011 solo show at the Arts of Tolland Gallery in Connecticut was a great success. I am greatly honored to be the first digital artist invited to exhibit there. My thanks to the Board for all their help before, during and after the 5-week show.