The Wiley Reception

Christopher RobinOur Town Arts

Long before smart TVs, satellite dishes or Xfinity, Martin P. Middlemark invented the television rabbit ears antenna to make watching television from stations in bigger cities attainable.
But, gentle reader, my …

Thick water

Christopher RobinOur Town Arts

What’s in a title?
The naming of a painting is usually secondary to the actual execution, and the story about it runs third. Occasionally, though, I know the title as I …

Brown Bear, Brown Bear

Christopher RobinOur Town Arts

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? so goes the children’s book.
The search for Snow Leopards was the primary goal of my trip to the Himalaya of Northern India last …

Lavender refill

Christopher RobinOur Town Arts

Last week, my painting friends were treated to a beautiful day at a local lavender farm. The air was clear, the grass green and the views spectacular! Therefore, the paint …

Dripping green

Christopher RobinOur Town Arts

Grotto Falls, Ramsey Cascades, Abrams Falls and my personal favorite, Spruce Flats Falls, are just a few of the many waterfalls in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. These draw thousands …

Worthy show

Christopher RobinOur Town Arts

Determined to find wildflowers to observe and to paint, our group trudged into the forest and were lucky to find a healthy crop. They were beautiful! I was thrilled.
Sneaky and …