Candy

Paintings in oil paint of the classic American candy: Hershey's Kisses, butterscotch, peppermints and gum drops. The wrappings, cellophane and foil, are more interesting than the candy itself, with their reflections, transparency, translucency and brilliant color.

Oil painting, for me, is the best way to explore this unexpected beauty.






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Blue into Gold, 30" x 30", 2021

Candy on Yellow, 24" x 30", 2021

Peter Shire Cup, 24" x 20", 2020

Two Butterscotch, 24" x 20", 2019

Green and Gold, 24" x 18", 2017

Star, 36" x 36", 2015

Red Spirals, 16" x 20", 2015

Silver Circus, 36" x 36", 2013

Double Cherries, 32" x 40" 2009

Sweethearts, 18" x 24", 2013

Six Hard Candies, 28" x 22". 2008

Jolly Rs, 22" x 28", 2009

Stork and Candy, 20" x 16", 2021

Spilled Candy, 20" x 16", 2021