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    If you haven't seen the two-DVD set, "The Impressionists", you don't know what you're missing!

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    I rented it from Netflix and absolutely loved it. It is an enactment of the lives of Monet, Renoir, Manet, Cezanne, Degas, and other Impressionist painters living at that time around Paris. Fascinating and eye-opening!





Autumn Hike

Posted by Jamie on June 18th, 2016

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6×9″, Acrylic on multi-media board mounted to hardboard
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

My husband and I were out hiking on a beautiful fall day in the Hudson Valley. I snapped a photo of this couple walking down the trail, which became a great painting subject. This painting went out to my Hudson Valley Hues solo show at RiverWinds gallery before I had a chance to put it up on my website, and has sold at the show. Thank you, RiverWinds! The show will run until July 3 for anybody who has not yet had a chance to go see it. The gallery is at 172 Main Street, Beacon, NY. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Monday, 12-6pm, closed Tuesdays.

Golden Morning at Vanderbilt

Posted by Jamie on June 13th, 2016

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SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

6×12″, oil on canvas board, framed

This was painted on location in the fall at the Vanderbilt Mansion in Hyde Park, New York. It’s one of my favorite places to paint, and I don’t get over there nearly often enough!

Violet Reflections

Posted by Jamie on June 8th, 2016

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24×36″, Acrylic on Ampersand Gessoboard, framed

Please contact RiverWinds Gallery if you are interested in this painting.

This is another acrylic painting in my analogous palette series. It’s one of my favorites of the series. Below is an image you can click on for a larger view of the painting:
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Come see it in person this month at my RiverWinds solo show, Hudson Valley Hues. The opening reception is Saturday, June 11, 5-8pm. (Click below to enlarge.)
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Hudson Highlands in Autumn

Posted by Jamie on June 5th, 2016

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24×36″, Acrylic
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

I have painted this scene many times out on location in Beacon. It is where Fishkill Creek enters into the Hudson River at Madam Brett Park. Although beautiful in all seasons, the marsh and foliage blazes with warm color in Autumn. For that reason, I selected this scene to portray the “Red Orange” painting of my recent series, Hudson Valley Hues. The painting is currently available at RiverWinds Gallery (see link above), and will be offered at a special price only for the duration of the show.

Below is an image you can click on for a larger, clearer view of the painting. This painting was also the main image for the show card.

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Solo Show at RiverWinds Gallery in Beacon, NY!

Posted by Jamie on June 5th, 2016

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Dear Friends and Art-lovers,

I hope you can join me on Saturday, June 11 from 5-8pm at RiverWinds Gallery to celebrate the opening of my solo show, Hudson Valley Hues. I’ll have 11, 24×36″ paintings in the show, plus an assortment of new little ones just off the easel. I have been working on this series of paintings for two years. They are paintings of my favorite scenes throughout the Hudson River Valley. I’m so happy to finally be able to share and show them.

For those who cannot make it to the opening reception, the show will run from June 9 through July 3. The gallery is located at 172 Main Street in Beacon. Hours are Wednesday through Monday from 12-6pm. Please stop by and see the show if you can!

Jamie

Bannerman Castle

Posted by Jamie on May 4th, 2016

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5×7″, acrylic on sealed paper, mounted to canvas panel
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

This was painted as a fundraiser for Bannerman Castle Trust, and sold at their gala event a week or so ago. If you’ve never been to Bannerman Island and the castle ruins, you are in for a treat! You can take a boat trip and guided tour there. See their website for details by clicking here. It is one of those not-to-be-missed Hudson River adventures!
You can click here to see more of my paintings of Bannerman Island.

His Eye is on the Sparrow

Posted by Jamie on May 2nd, 2016

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7×5″ oil painting in a cherry and gold, oval wood frame
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

I’ve been wanting to do a series of bird paintings for such a long time! I bought a new camera with a long telephoto lens to get some good images to work with, and some beautiful, wood frames in cherry with a gold inner lip. Since it’s so difficult to get oval frames to fit, I figured I’d sell these already framed.

This first one is an Eastern Phoebe who has taken up residence under the gutter outside my kitchen window. The cute couple has a nest resting on a downspout there. This little guy is out there posing for me all the time. This one sold before I even had a chance to put it up here on my website, but there will be more to come soon if you’ve fallen in love with him.

Great Blue Heron in Winter

Posted by Jamie on March 9th, 2016

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24×36″, acrylic on Ampersand Gessoboard
Email me at JamieWG@aol.com if interested in this painting.

If you think you’re having a deja vu moment, this painting is similar to the one I posted last week! I took a series of photos of the Great Blue Heron in my yard. Here he is in a more upright pose, and it is a more detailed and refined painting. This painting is all done in shades of blue, and will be part of my solo show at RiverWinds Gallery in June. The opening reception is Saturday, June 11 from 3-5pm, so please mark your calendars and come if you can! I am working like crazy to have a dozen large paintings ready in a rainbow of colors, and would love to see you there to help me celebrate their debut. Below is an image that you can click on for a larger, clearer view of the painting.
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The Big Chill

Posted by Jamie on February 24th, 2016

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24×36″, acrylic on paper mounted to hardboard (sealed and varnished, to be framed without glass like an oil painting)

Email me at JamieWG@aol.com if interested in this painting.

This Great Blue Heron usually sticks around for the whole winter. I took a bunch of photos of him from my kitchen window, and painted him in a palette of cool winter blues, huddled against the cold. The painting developed a few small ripples in the process of wet-mounting the paper to a board after the painting was completed. With the painting hanging on the wall, you have to really look carefully to be able to even see them. With that disclosure, I am offering The Big Chill at a huge discount of more than 50%. In spite of the minor flaw, the painting is beautiful and is totally archival. It is varnished to be framed without glass, like an oil painting.

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North Lake in Autumn with a Kayak

Posted by Jamie on February 20th, 2016

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18×24″, acrylic on linen board

$1,150.00 plus $35 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

This fall painting was done standing along the lakeshore at the DEC North South Lake Campground. There were fisherman and kayakers, as well as changing light, especially since I had to make a return trip to finish the painting. But the biggest change of all was when a DEC work crew came to trim the foliage I was painting! The guys were so nice, and agreed to leave this foreground tree alone so that I could finish the painting. Below is an image that you can click on for a larger, clearer view of the painting:
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Mountain Stroll in Autumn

Posted by Jamie on February 16th, 2016

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6×12″, oil on canvas board

$250.00 plus $15 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

I found a wonderful park in the mountains for walking, photography and painting. It’s called Windham Path. Whoever designed it kept the path winding around clusters of trees, through fields to magical mountain views, and alongside streams. The path is gravel and constructed with great drainage, so even after a rain, it’s not muddy. My husband and I had some great walks here, and I went back in late fall with my paints. I’m sure I’ll be painting much more of it next season, but I was fortunate to have come across it at peak foliage time! Below is an image you can click on for a larger view of the painting:

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Blossoms at Thorn Preserve

Posted by Jamie on February 12th, 2016

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18×24″, acrylic on linen board
$1,150.00 plus $35 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

This painting was recently rented for a gallery scene in the new, upcoming HBO series, “Divorce”! It was exciting to work with a production company. I was impressed with the way they handled all the details in such a short time frame. I’m looking forward to seeing three of my paintings, including this one, in the final episode of the first season. There was no word on when the series was going to air, but possibly over the summer or in the fall.

The Thorn Preserve in Woodstock, New York is a favorite painting spot that I’ve discovered this past year. Every season has its unique aura there. The light strikes the eastern side of Overlook Mountain very early in the morning, and the tall trees cast their long shadows over the paths carved into the grasses and wildflowers. By 9:00 or so, that’s all gone as the sun rises above the tree line. On this particular day, the purplish blossoms were just starting to fade. I went back a couple of days later, and they were all gone! Below is an image that you can click on for a larger, clearer view of the painting:

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Autumn Vacation

Posted by Jamie on February 9th, 2016

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9×12, oil on canvas board
$325.00 plus $15 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

This autumn painting was done from one of my favorite spots along the Hudson — Little Stony Point in Cold Spring. A short walk through the woods is rewarded by a sandy beach facing some of the most beautiful scenery along the river. This view faces west toward Crow’s Nest Mountain. Below is an image you can click on for a larger, sharper view of the painting:

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West Across the Hudson River

Posted by Jamie on February 6th, 2016

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20×30″, Acrylic on stretched canvas
$1,800.00 plus $125 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

This large, colorful, splashy acrylic was painted on site at Olana, overlooking the Hudson River. It’s probably my favorite Hudson River view, and I’ve painted it on location a number of times in smaller formats. I always think about how many Hudson River School painters stood in this very spot, gazing at the distant Catskill Mountains while trying to capture the light and scenery here.

I didn’t have a setup to photograph large works very well until recently, so this large spring scene hasn’t yet made its debut on my website! It’s a perfect size for over a sofa, mantle or dining room wall.

Below is an image you can click on for a larger, clearer view of the painting.

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Blue and Copper at Plum Point

Posted by Jamie on February 5th, 2016

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6×12″, oil on canvas board
Email me at JamieWG@aol.com if interested in this painting.

What could be better than painting with a good friend along the Hudson River on a beautiful, unseasonably warm day in late fall? Not much! I always enjoy the view of Storm King and the Hudson from the western vantage point of this park. Sometimes I think that plein air painting is just an excuse to get out and enjoy the scenery! Click the image below if you’d like a larger, sharper view of the painting:

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Across the Fields from Cosy Cottage

Posted by Jamie on February 3rd, 2016

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6×12″, oil on canvas board
$250.00 plus $15 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

I really love this view from Frederic Church’s Olana estate. It takes me back to the heart of the Hudson River School, overlooking the farms and fields where it first began, and Church’s first home on the property there. I’ve painted the scene in different seasons and formats. This was my first go at 2:1 panoramic proportions. I am liking this ratio for the scene! Here it is in its glory, with the summer greens, lower fields and far-off hillsides. Below is an image you can click on for a larger, clearer view of the scene:

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Hillside Journey

Posted by Jamie on January 31st, 2016

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15×20″, acrylic on board
$700.00 plus $35 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

This was painted on location at a horse rescue farm. The rolling hills and tree lines made for a beautiful setting. The path didn’t exist, but I did a few preliminary sketches and felt it added a lot to the composition, so I pulled out my Artistic License and put it in there! Below is an image you can click on for a larger, clearer view of the painting.

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Autumn View from Croton Dam

Posted by Jamie on January 29th, 2016

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16×20″, acrylic on board
$750.00 plus $35 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

This was painted from the top of Croton Dam on a brilliant fall day, looking down upon the park and the bridge that crosses over the river. Below is an image you can click on for a larger, clearer view of the painting.

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Croton Gorge Dam

Posted by Jamie on January 27th, 2016

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16×20″, acrylic on board
$750.00 plus $35 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

There are several wonderful views of Croton Gorge Dam, and great vistas from the bridge at the top as well. I was in a splashy acrylic mood on this day, and let the drips and splatters become part of the painting. This was painted mostly with the Golden High Flow acrylics, which have an ink-like consistency. They form a permanent shield just like other acrylics, so that they get sealed, varnished, and framed without glass, just like oil paintings. Below is an image that you can click on for a larger, clearer view of the painting. Stay tuned for the view from the top, coming up in a few days.

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Olana Pond in Autumn

Posted by Jamie on January 9th, 2016

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Please click the image above for a larger view of the painting.

6×12″, oil on canvas board
$250.00 plus $15 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

This oil painting was done on location at the Olana Historic Site, home to Hudson River School painter Frederic Church. The foliage across the pond was bursting with fall color!

Mini Monet — Houses of Parliament at Sunset

Posted by Jamie on January 8th, 2016

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1 1/4 x 1 1/2″, acrylic on bristol board
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

These miniature paintings, which I call “Jamie’s Jewels”, are usually done on a commission basis. In spite of the diminutive size, they are done under magnification, and are very time consuming. After being painted, they are varnished, framed, photographed, and sold with the miniature easel included. They are shipped in little gold gift boxes with gold bows, and make the ideal present for that Special Someone! This one is a miniature copy of one of Monet’s many beautiful renderings of the Houses of Parliament.

Autumn Above the Hudson

Posted by Jamie on January 4th, 2016

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6×12, oil on canvas board
SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

Painted on location at Olana.

Miniature Painting — Paris Street Scene after Caillebotte

Posted by Jamie on November 25th, 2015

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3″ across, acrylic on 100% rag board

SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

Gustave Caillebotte was a French painter who lived from 1848-1894. He is considered one of the painters of the French Impressionist school, though looking at his work, one would never think that! His paintings are more firmly rooted in realism, with its harder edges and more muted color schemes than so many of his contemporaries. In addition to being a wonderful painter, Caillebotte had a law degree with a license to practice, and was also an engineer. Talk about a multi-talented individual!

I was commissioned to do this miniature version of Caillebotte’s 7 foot by 9 foot Paris street scene. Online images of the painting appeared quite cool in color, but then the client sent me a photo he took of the painting in a museum. That image showed many more ochres and browns. I preferred that slightly warmer interpretation, and went for something in between in my own version.

Scaling down an enormous, mural-like painting to 3″ across is no easy task. I imagined that the actual painting in real life is much more painterly than when it’s shrunk down to a tiny fraction of its size, as we see on a computer screen. Aside from the technical difficulties of putting in all that detail in a tiny painting, it would lose much of its character. It required considerable editing to keep enough detail in there without overwhelming the small space. I’d like to believe I successfully met that challenge!

My miniature works are all sent in gold gift boxes with table easels for a curio cabinet or side table, and most are framed too. (See below.) They are usually done as commissions, but occasionally I have one on hand, ready to go to a new home. They make fabulous gift items. Here are images of some of my miniature originals. These three are spoken for, but I’d be happy to do one for you!

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Hudson River School Sunset #3
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Kaaterskill Spring Afternoon

Posted by Jamie on November 24th, 2015

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SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

This one has sold quickly, but you can see a similar painting of Kaaterskill Falls here if you’re interested in purchasing one.

This was painted on location at Kaaterskill Falls in the spring, but I didn’t get around to putting the image up until now! I sure am going to miss this place during the winter months. Can’t wait to get back there.

French Colors

Posted by Jamie on November 15th, 2015

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5×7″, Acrylic and Granular Gel on canvas board

Vacation Memories

Posted by Jamie on November 14th, 2015

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5×7″, acrylic on board

SOLD! Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com to inquire about a similar painting.

This scene was painted at North South Lake Campground in the Catskill Mountains. Just as I was thinking it could use a little splash of color, three kayakers came along to help me out! They provided the perfect finishing touch. This vista was painted by many of the Hudson River School painters, including Thomas Cole and Jasper Cropsey.

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12×16″, acrylic on canvas panel, framed

$800.00 plus $60 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

Come see the annual holiday show, “Buone Feste” at RiverWinds Gallery in Beacon New York. The reception is from 5-8pm at 172 Main Street. I brought about 20 recent paintings for you to enjoy. RiverWinds is a wonderful source of handmade gift items by artisans throughout the Hudson Valley, and fine art. Get a jump start on your holiday shopping! You can check out their website at this link. Many of my paintings that are there are posted here on my page on their webiste, or you can browse them at the RiverWinds Gallery link on my blog.

This painting is from one of those Hudson River School spots I love to visit at Frederic Church’s Olana homestead, though I never seem to have the time to paint it on location. It’s been in my “To Do” image file for ages. I finally got around to doing it from photos in two sizes — this 12×16″, and also a 5×7″, which you can see at this link.

Below is an image you can click on for a larger, clearer view of the 12×16″ painting:
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Autumn Splash

Posted by Jamie on November 10th, 2015

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9×12, acrylic on canvas board

$325.00 plus $25 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

This was a fun day out painting with friends at one of my favorite spots!

Below is an image you can click on for a larger, clearer view of the painting.
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Woodland Falls

Posted by Jamie on November 7th, 2015

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9×12″, acrylic on canvas board

$325.00 plus $25 shipping and insurance within the Continental United States. For local sales, shipping charge will be allocated to NYS Sales Tax. Please email me at JamieWG@aol.com for International purchases or with any questions.

This is a location that I discovered this year. The first time I painted here I completely bombed out. The challenge had me returning again and again, and I was finally able to work through the problems and get some paintings I liked. I was especially pleased by this one. Below is an image you can click on for a larger, clearer view of the painting.

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Waterfalls Show at Ruth Keeler Library, North Salem NY

Posted by Jamie on November 7th, 2015

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Finally you can see 19 of my waterfall paintings in one place! For the month of November, I have a show of Hudson Valley Waterfalls hanging at the Ruth Keeler Memorial Library in North Salem, NY. The show can be viewed during regular library hours.

The paintings are for sale both at the library and here on my website. To see the paintings that are in the show, you can click the Ruth Keeler Library Gallery category here on my blog, and scroll down the paintings. I think there are still a couple that haven’t yet made it onto my blog, but they will be added soon. Or better still, go check out the show and you can see them all in person!