Negroni Dreaming Riff

Christopher RobinOur Town Arts

A new plan was needed.

Working to keep my Thursday missives on topic and appropriate for the calendar, I considered a few snowy winter pieces for sharing this week. The snow enveloped our landscape and held my attention with such comfort – at first. Weary by day four, and after a week it felt like being held captive. A snow painting was now out of the question.

To “riff” on a cocktail is to make an adjustment taking the drink in a new direction.

Desperately seeking change and yearning for a tropical location, I dreamed up this painting. Finished just as the temperature crested 35 degrees, I’m taking you in a new fun direction with a twist! Warm, whimsical thoughts!

Photographer Chris and painter Robin Rohwer each week share a painting or photograph that captured their interest in hopes that it will also capture yours. They have a small studio and gallery in the Phoenix Building at 418 South Gay Street where you can stop and see their work. Their website is All works are copyright protected.


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