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  • Power Struggle, oil on canvas, 32 x 42 inches, copyright ©2014

About 25 years ago I was teaching at what was then called The Academy for Realist Art, now called The Gage Academy. I initiated their plein air program, but for various reasons we parted company. Shortly after I left the academy Sue Perry called me and asked if I would consider teaching the plein air classes independently. That is how my plein air program began. Since that time, Sue has become a good friend, and I have continued to provide a "third eye" for her ongoing painting practice. She has become a serious and dedicated painter, and serves as an inspiration to others.

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About 25 years ago I was teaching at what was then called The Academy for Realist Art, now called The Gage Academy. I initiated their plein air program, but for various reasons we parted company. Shortly after I left the academy Sue Perry called me and asked if I would consider teaching the plein air classes independently. That is how my plein air program began. Since that time, Sue has become a good friend, and I have continued to provide a "third eye" for her ongoing painting practice. She has become a serious and dedicated painter, and serves as an inspiration to others.

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