The Town of Arraiolos in the Alentejo
Painting an olive tree at the Pousada, a hotel in an old convent outside of Arraiolos
On-site watercolor, Oliveira
The Cork Oaks
Cromelques de Almendres, prehistoric stone circle
The 15th C. Bishop's Palace on Ba's family estate
Cork Trees, harvested this year, 2018
on-site watercolor at the lake
This past spring we spent a few weeks as artist in residence at Cortex Frontal in Arraiolos, Portugal.
I spent the time focusing on painting the trees of the Alentejo region, especially the cork trees.
We were also searching out the prehistoric megalithic stone structures that are found all over the Alentejo region. The fields were covered in wildflowers and the birds migrating through the area
filled the air everywhere we went! (www.cortexfrontal.org) (www.pousada.pt)