Simply put, I love the landscape of Nebraska. For the past 18 months I have become more attuned to smaller, more intimate scenes such as shadows on a meadow or a breeze through tall grass. You are invited to enjoy the feeling of a light wind against your skin and the aroma of wild blossoms with me.
My July 2021 show with emphasis on line and shape consists of six watercolor paintings and five added collaboration with my daughter, Gina Downey. She incorporates photoshop with my drawings to represent a new dimension in fine art with graphic design.
Mixed Media Painting
Birds have inspired literature, mythology, parables, and folklore across many cultures throughout history. Today, they still capture our imagination, and we continue to delight in their grace and beauty. This series of bird images capture the movement of hummingbirds, eagles, cranes, cardinals, and varieties of blackbirds who grace the Nebraska landscape