Abigail

Abigail

Oil on canvas, 14x11, 2016. Private collection.

The Ladies:  Stella and Effie

The Ladies: Stella and Effie

Oil on masonite, 24x18, 2017. Private collection.

Luigi Wanted a Duck

Luigi Wanted a Duck

Card mini, 2008

Luigi Protecting His Balls

Luigi Protecting His Balls

Oil on paper, 22 x 16 in., 2011 Private collection Luigi Puglisi (2003-2015) was my Dachshund muse for several works. He redefined the meaning of mischief. On a car ride, within five minutes time, he plunged beneath the seats on a search for phantom french fries, downshifted the gearbox, and rolled down the windows.

Dooley

Dooley

Oil on birch panel, 35.75 x 23.75 in., 2016 Private collection Dooley's commissioned portrait illustrates the passions of her master and mistress: The German flag drapes to her left, behind her are the colors of Doctor Who's scarf, and her collar bauble is a miniature of Pierre Auguste Renoir's "In the Meadow."

Luigi--No Soup for You!

Luigi--No Soup for You!

Oil on birch panel, 35.75 x 23.75 in., 2010 Private collection "Seinfeld"'s Elaine Benes is not the only one suffering from the terrors of the Soup Nazi.