Do I know Her? I Made the Movie! Presented by wendy wacko at the doris mAcarthy gallery, NOV 16, 2018

“Most artists make the mistake of feeling they should be doing what other artists are doing instead of what they do best.” - Doris McCarthy
Portrait of Doris by Judy Finch, 30" x 40"
The big New Mexico adventure with Brenda Bisiker and Judy Finch - This was the trip that we made Doris hand over the car keys Once she got over it - we had a very productive trip and a great time.
Richard Leiterman correct filming Heart of A Painter in the Badlands (1981)

Fool's Paradise

A Special Place

Gorgeous inuit abstract by her front window
TIG - Doris loved her cats
The bluffs below FP, loved the movement in this one.
Scarborough Bluff - JUST below FP ( My all time favourite )

Summer Studio - Georgian Bay

The Knothole from the Giant 2000
Summer Studio, 3 x 4, Oil

West Coast

12 x 16 study from the Queen Charlottes

The Big American Road Trip

Oregon Coast

Sedona, a spot we called 'field of dreams'
The Gully At Moab
Moab, Utah
The Desert in Arizona, 36 x 48, Oil



The Rockies

Along the Athabasca River
1993 Jasper, Doris always took time for the kids along the way
Jasper - trying out a new low chair to change her eye level Down jacket Long underwater and winter boots And a thick wool hat underneath the Tilly.
Jasper Lake

The Badlands (1993-2003)

It was -5 and the cold did not stop us, two full sessions each day - we used glycerin in the water to keep it from freezing. I remember the crystals forming on the paper.
April - 5 degrees average temperature and still two sessions a day .
36 x 48 oil on canvas inspired by a location watercolor

Cloudy Ridge (1997)

Cloudy Ridge - Spread Eagle Mountain .. 2003


This was our home for 4 weeks in Tuscany - Agro tourisum accommodation with studio space
First pass at a tuscan panel
Tuscany, April 2000
Tuscany's Big Sky, Oil on Canvas, 36 x 48


view from our studio
Ireland W/C Study
Ireland, 36 x 48, Oil on Canvas

"The real function of the artist is to give fresh vision to their own generation" - Doris McCarthy

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