Category Archives: oil

Artist immaginative oil paintings of community life in the Catskill Mountains. Continue reading

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Volunteer fire fighters participate in local parades. Continue reading

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Sunday Morning

Another in Travis’ paintings on life in a rural community in the Catskill Mountains. Particularly notice the many white steepled churches. Continue reading

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Nativity Revised

A humorous painting of the Nativity with artists having arrived first and their setups blocking the wise men on their camels and animals from gathering around the baby and mother. Continue reading

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“Lady Madonna, Children At Your Feet”

“Lady Madonna, Children At Your Feet”,  oil on canvas, 30x54in.?, originally uploaded by ahtravis. Longyear Gallery, Margaretville, NY opened a new show last week, with the reception on Saturday night.  I exhibited my “Lady Madonna, Children At Your Feet” to the … Continue reading

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Swimming Hole

Swimming Hole, Oil on canvas, 36×52 in., originally uploaded by ahtravis. “Swimming Hole” is slowly drying in my studio.  It is apt that I completed the painting  just as the swimming season is coming to an end here in the … Continue reading

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Swimming Hole, 1, in progress

Swimming Hole, 1, in progress, oil on canvas, 38×52 in.,originally uploaded by ahtravis. I am very excited about my current painting–“Swimming Hole, Fleischmanns“.  A recent plein air paintout in Fleischmanns, NY was spoiled by drizzle.  Instead of attempting to paint under … Continue reading

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