“The Coy Miss Mallards” at UGallery.com

There’s something highly engaging, and perhaps a little unsettling, about the way these young female Mallards make eye contact with us over their shoulders from behind their wing feathers, notes Emil. He thinks that this painting transmits an enhanced feeling of avian intelligence and alienness quite different from our usual sense of dabbling ducks.

The Coy Miss Mallards. 24″ x 36″ acrylic on canvas. $1,925

“Portraits of Santa Barbara Birds”, Gallery Los Olivos November 2020

All new paintings, previously unexhibited. No reception (Covid 19) but I’ll be in the Gallery from 10:00 am-5:00 pm on Sunday November 1, and on Saturday, and Sunday, November 14 and 15. Here are a few pictures of the show hanging until the end of November, plus detailed photos of each painting in the posts blow