4 Swimmers (3), 2015. 9x12 inches, oil on canvas. (sold)
4 Swimmers (3), 2015. 9x12 inches, oil on canvas. (sold)

These paintings are based on photos which my friend Tom Kearney (@comadad) showed me of his swimming group swimming in Hanko, Norway.  The joy and the energy— the sheer aliveness— that the photos exuded inspired these paintings made during the summer of 2015.  To read more about Tom and the swimmers, click HERE.

4 Swimmers (1), 2015. 9x12 inches, oil on canvas.
4 Swimmers (1), 2015. 9x12 inches, oil on canvas.
4 Swimmers (6), 2015. 8x10 inches, oil on canvas.
4 Swimmers (6), 2015. 8x10 inches, oil on canvas.
4 Swimmers (8), 2015. 36x48 inches, oil on canvas
4 Swimmers (8), 2015. 36x48 inches, oil on canvas
3 Swimmers, 2015. 48x60 inches, oil on canvas
3 Swimmers, 2015. 48x60 inches, oil on canvas
4 Swimmers (2), 2015. 22x28 inches, oil on canvas. (sold)
4 Swimmers (2), 2015. 22x28 inches, oil on canvas. (sold)
4 Swimmers (11), 2015. 16x20 inches, oil on canvas. (sold)
4 Swimmers (11), 2015. 16x20 inches, oil on canvas. (sold)
4 Swimmers (10), 2015. 12x16 inches, oil on canvas. (sold)
4 Swimmers (10), 2015. 12x16 inches, oil on canvas. (sold)
3 Swimmers (2), 2015. 9x12 inches, oil on canvas
3 Swimmers (2), 2015. 9x12 inches, oil on canvas
4 Swimmers (9), 2015. 16x20 inches, oil on canvas.
4 Swimmers (9), 2015. 16x20 inches, oil on canvas.
Diving Swimmer (2), 2015. 8x10 inches, oil on canvas. (sold)
Diving Swimmer (2), 2015. 8x10 inches, oil on canvas. (sold)
Diving Swimmer (3), 2015. 12x16 inches, oil on canvas.
Diving Swimmer (3), 2015. 12x16 inches, oil on canvas.
4 Swimmers Drawing, 2015. 24x24 inches, pencil on heavyweight paper.
4 Swimmers Drawing, 2015. 24x24 inches, pencil on heavyweight paper.
4 Swimmers (3), 2015. 9x12 inches, oil on canvas. (sold)
4 Swimmers (1), 2015. 9x12 inches, oil on canvas.
4 Swimmers (6), 2015. 8x10 inches, oil on canvas.
4 Swimmers (8), 2015. 36x48 inches, oil on canvas
3 Swimmers, 2015. 48x60 inches, oil on canvas
4 Swimmers (2), 2015. 22x28 inches, oil on canvas. (sold)
4 Swimmers (11), 2015. 16x20 inches, oil on canvas. (sold)
4 Swimmers (10), 2015. 12x16 inches, oil on canvas. (sold)
3 Swimmers (2), 2015. 9x12 inches, oil on canvas
4 Swimmers (9), 2015. 16x20 inches, oil on canvas.
Diving Swimmer (2), 2015. 8x10 inches, oil on canvas. (sold)
Diving Swimmer (3), 2015. 12x16 inches, oil on canvas.
4 Swimmers Drawing, 2015. 24x24 inches, pencil on heavyweight paper.
4 Swimmers (3), 2015. 9x12 inches, oil on canvas. (sold)

These paintings are based on photos which my friend Tom Kearney (@comadad) showed me of his swimming group swimming in Hanko, Norway.  The joy and the energy— the sheer aliveness— that the photos exuded inspired these paintings made during the summer of 2015.  To read more about Tom and the swimmers, click HERE.

4 Swimmers (1), 2015. 9x12 inches, oil on canvas.
4 Swimmers (6), 2015. 8x10 inches, oil on canvas.
4 Swimmers (8), 2015. 36x48 inches, oil on canvas
3 Swimmers, 2015. 48x60 inches, oil on canvas
4 Swimmers (2), 2015. 22x28 inches, oil on canvas. (sold)
4 Swimmers (11), 2015. 16x20 inches, oil on canvas. (sold)
4 Swimmers (10), 2015. 12x16 inches, oil on canvas. (sold)
3 Swimmers (2), 2015. 9x12 inches, oil on canvas
4 Swimmers (9), 2015. 16x20 inches, oil on canvas.
Diving Swimmer (2), 2015. 8x10 inches, oil on canvas. (sold)
Diving Swimmer (3), 2015. 12x16 inches, oil on canvas.
4 Swimmers Drawing, 2015. 24x24 inches, pencil on heavyweight paper.
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