Methods & Procedures

I meet my subjects, usually in the comfort of their own home or office, at their convenience. This allows me to get a sense of their personality and study their natural gestures and expressions.

Determine the function of the portrait, and ask if it's for a specific occasion.

Will the portrait be formal or informal? What will the size be? Should we endeavor to match the painting with the decor?

A price is agreed upon.

A sketch of the general pose and composition is executed, if it's bigger than head & shoulders, and shown to the client.

A photo session of approximately an hour and a half is scheduled.

The above steps can transpire in the course of one meeting.

The completed portrait is presented to the client for their approval. If any adjustments are required, they are done at this time.



Portrait Fees-

  Prices upon request!

  • Deposit of 1/3 total cost is requested at the beginning of portrait

  • Remaining balance is due upon completion

  • Special Background add 30%

  • Sales Tax will be added

Partial List of Commissions


Malcolm Forbes * Forbes Magazine

Congressman Gerald B. Solomon * Portrait of his dog

Congressman Samuel S. Stratton

Dr. Mark Chassin * New York State Health Commissioner

Dr. Barbara De Buono * New York State Health Commissioner

Dr. Robert Westcott * President of New York State Dental Society

Alice Busch Grunewaldt * Anheiser Busch Family

Dr. Charles Eisenhardt * Founding President of Adirondack College

Dr. Gordon Blank * Former President of Adirondack College

Dr. Roger Andersen * Former President of Adirondack College

Anthony Matolla * Dean of Fordam University

E. Newman Waite * Past President of Adirondack Trust

Robert Macfarland * C.E.O. Fleet Bank

William Philion * President of Glens Falls Hospital

Charles R. Wood * Founding President of Great Escape Fun Park

Phillip Morse * President of NAMIC Corp

Mr. Spencer Standish * President of Albany International

John Randolph * C.E.O. Randolph Corp.

Robert Nemer * Nemer Ford

Gary Bowen * President of Hiland Park

Lea Dow * Assistant County District Attorney, Vermont

Robert Shonhorn * President of Matheny Hospital

Lea Dow * Assistant County District Attorney, Vermont

Rev. Canon Anselm Broberg

Gary Collins & Maryann Mobley * The Home Show

Phil Neikro * Atlanta Braves

"Jack" * Dog of Mariah Carey



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