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Color

Sunset 8, 36X60″. 2019 I find myself longing for beautiful color right now.  Maybe it’s from paging through seed catalogues, dreaming about this year’s garden.  Probably, it’s the predominance of white in our environment.  We have a ton of snow. … Continue reading

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Winter World

Winter Path 5, 30X24″, Oil, 2018 I just finished the above painting on New Year’s Eve.   Our landscape is always changing in winter, depending on light conditions and how much snow we have, how recently it fell and how … Continue reading

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Deep Portage

Deep Portage 5, 40X40″, Oil on canvas, 2018 We live near a wonderful nature reserve called Deep Portage.  They offer a lot of classes and events of which Jim and I have never participated.  What we like to do is walk … Continue reading

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Faces of Fall

Backyard in Fall 6, 48X36″, 2018, M.Lingen The image above is how I think of autumn, all ablaze with color and rich blue skies. In reality, it only looks like this for maybe a couple weeks at most.  According to … Continue reading

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Shared memories

Many of my paintings spring from walks with my husband, Jim and dog, Ted. As I have a tendency to get lost on my own, it’s a rare occasion I’ll drive to a park without my better oriented husband along. … Continue reading

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Close to home

Private Land, 24X30″, Oil on canvas, 2018 So many of my paintings spring from walks in my neighborhood.  They are of places I look at over and over again, that somehow touch me.  Every time I walk past the above space, … Continue reading

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Ephemera

Winter Morning, (48X24), 2018 Painting is often about moments in a place, at least in my landscapes.  The above painting is of our backyard, as morning is breaking and the fog is starting to lift off the landscape.  Mornings during the … Continue reading

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Names

Autumn 16, 26X52″, Oil on canvas, 2018 I often get teased about the names I give my paintings.  There is a logic—my logic—behind my choices.  I don’t want to dictate how a viewer interprets a painting.  By choosing the simple titles, … Continue reading

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April dreams

Swamp 5 , 36X36″, Oil on canvas It’s been a cold spring this year.  The snow just kept falling and everyone I talked to was obsessed with the weather.  Instead of April showers, the landscape looked like December. Finally, it is … Continue reading

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In the Neighborhood

Hobsen’s Point 4, 36X48″, Oil on canvas, 2018 I’m fortunate to live in an area that continually inspires my art.  It’s a place where I can step out my front door and hear bald eagles calling, watch turkeys or deer crossing … Continue reading

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