This is a 36 x 48 inch oil painting created from sketches and photographs of Allan Gilmour, president emeritus of Wayne State University in Detroit. I was commissioned by Wayne State to paint his official portrait.
portrait oil painting executive academic Detroit Wayne State University
I am a full-time painter working primarily with the human figure. The David Klein Gallery in Birmingham, Michigan has represented my work for the past twenty years. I have also shown at other venues throughout the United States. I have an MFA from the University of Iowa, went to Skowhegan, and have taught at a number of colleges and universities. I am the recipient of a Pollack-Krasner Award and a Michigan Council for the Arts Grant. I live in Ferndale, Michigan with my wife, two children, a fun...