Thursday, December 6, 2018

Cambridge Valley Fine Art Tour this weekend! (December 8 & 9, 10-5 both days.)


You're Invited!


All welcome to my open studio, part of the Cambridge Valley Fine Art Tour, this weekend, December 8 & 9, 10-5 both days.

I'm located at 138 W. Main St. Cambridge, NY. 12816

All Welcome, Refreshments!






I'll have the fire on!

Monday, December 3, 2018

Finished October Paintings



It seems like an eternity since October, but it wasn't. It also wasn't the most productive month but I think I'm getting better, at least most of the time, and now I've been "tweaking" them in the studio, just a tiny bit, and this may actually make a difference. Anyway, here are most of the paintings from October:




 #1302  Seaview Ave.  Milford, CT. 10-3-18  11x12



 #1303  Smith & 9th St.  Brooklyn NY.  10-4-18  14x16



 #1304  W. 66th & riverside Dr.  New York, NY.  10-4-18  1304



 #1305  Last flower  10-7-18  10x7



#1307  C.R,54 Schaghticoke, NY. 10-10-18  14x16



#1308  Port of Albany,  Albany,  NY. 10-12-18  11x12 



 #1310  Along the Battenkill @ stateline.  Salem,  NY.  10-14-18  12x9



#1311  Amsterdam @ W. 60th St.  New York,  NY.  10-17-18  14x16



#1312  10-17-18  Rt. 32, Cohoes, NY, 10-10-18-18  14x13



 #1313  Hoosic River@ Buskirk's Bridge,  Buskirk, NY.  10-20-18  8x10




#1314  Greenwich Cemetery 10-21-18  11x12



#1315  Battenkill @ Battenville Bridge, Greenwich, NY.  10-25-18  13x14



#1316  Port of Rensselaer, Rensselaer, NY. 10-26-18 12x16



 #1317  Makita saw  10-27-18  11x12



  #1318  Rail Platform, Newtonville, MA.  10-30-18  14x16


Thanks for reading my blog! please feel free to comment, I alsays like comments!

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Finished September Paintings


      September feels like a lifetime away, with the heat of the summer still bearing down, and days still long enough to paint in light well into the evening, I got 20 paintings done that explore a number of themes, the urban/industrial, the farm and the abstractness of rushing water. Here they are:



#1282  Hudson River @ N. Umberland NY. 9-1-18  14x16



 #1283  1st @ Willow St. Hoosick Falls, NY.  9-2-18  11x12



#1284  Tabor @ Old Cambridge Rd.  9-3-18  11x12 



 #1285  Scotch Hill Rd.  Salem,  NY.  9=4-18  9x12



 #1286  Pitney Meadow Sunflowers, Saratoga Springs, NY. 9-5-18  16x14



 #1287  Hibiscus on Porch, S. Union St.  9-6-18  10x8



 #1288  View from All Saints on the Hudson,  Mechanicville, NY. 9-7-18  16x18



#1289  Champlain Canal  Lock 5, Schuylerville, NY.  9-12-18  14x16



 #1290  Freight Yard, N. Bennington, VT.  9-13-18  14x16



#1291 Classic St. Hoosick Falls, NY  9-14-18  12x16



#1292  Rt. 4 Stillwater, NY.  9-16-18  14x16



 #1293  Scotch Hill Rd.  Salem, NY.  9-17-18  9x12



 #1294  W. Main St.  8-18-18  14x16



 #1295  Washington 2 5th Ave. Troy, NY.  9-19-18  14x16



 #1296  East & 2nd St.  Schaghticoke, NY. 9-22-18  12x16



#1297  Downtown Cambridge.  9-23-18  14x16



 #1298  Cobble Hill Rd. White Creek, NY.  9-24-18  11x12



#1299  Houghton St.  N. Bennington, VT.  9-27-18  12x16



#1300  Fish Creek, Victory Mills, NY.  9-29-18  11x12



#1301  Airfield, Plains Rd. 9-30-18  7x10


       These paintings are currently all available, please use the contact widget to comment, or inquire about a painting, and as always thanks for reading and looking at my blog!


Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Interview is published!

    Harryet Candee interviewed me for her magazine, The Artful Mind. I'm thrilled, she asked some great questions and included a lot of photographs, click on the link, thanks!

The Artful Mind Artzine November 2018


Monday, November 5, 2018

You're invited!







Matt Chinian 

Places Recorded curated by Corinne Robbins Nov 1 - Nov 26, Old Chatham Country Store 639 Albany Turnpike, Old Chatham, NY 8 am – 3 pm every day, closed Tues and Wed Please join us on Sunday, Nov 11 from 3 pm – 5 pm For the artist reception





Thursday, October 25, 2018

Preview: Old Chatham Country Store, Old Chatham, NY November 1- November 26

    Opening reception Sunday November 11, 3:00-5:00 P.M.  all welcome! Here it is, the third show going out the door this month!  This show is special because Corinne Robbins a fellow artist and old friend stepped in as the curator. It was great to have someone with a fresh and keen eye pick out the paintings, and I think she did an awesome job! For directions and hours visit their web site: Old Chatham Country Store

    Here are the paintings:



#1276  Eagle Bridge Welding, Eagle Bridge, NY  8-21-18



 #1272  Blue Spruce Motel  Old Forge, NY  8-15-18  14x16



 #1270  Boulevard @ Belle St.  Hudson Falls,  NY  8-11-18  11x12



 #1269  Coal silos, Maple Ave.  Hudson Falls, NY  8-11-18  14x16



 #1234  Mobil Station, Rt 29 & 40, Greenwich, NY  6-19-18  14x16



 #1192  W. Main @ S. Union St.  4-16-18  12x16



#1152  Flowers in Growler  2-16-18  12x9



#1151 5th Ave. N. Troy, NY. 2-15-18  12x16



 #1147  Hydrangea & Lemon  2-7-18  12x9



 #1136  Sunflower & clementine  1-21-18  12x9


#1123  Conley Rd.  12-23-17  16x20



 #1120  Chinese lanterns  12-18-17  12x9



#1116  Providence RI  12-10-17  14x16



#1085  SAW barn 2  10-03-17  12x16  



#1081  Pettey's Rd. Greenwich, NY. 9-25-17  16x20 



#1037?    First Church, Old Bennington, VT    7-20-17  14x16



 #980  Battenkill at Battenville,  4-10-17  14x16 



#956  Papermill from Cleveland St. Glens Falls, NY.  3-3-17  14x16  



#945 C.R. 59 Graineries  2-17-17 12x16  



 #902  Hoosic River @ Valley Falls, NY,  12-6-16  14x16 


As always please feel free to ask questions and comment and thanks for reading my blog!