"The common place is the thing, but it's hard to find. Then if you believe in it, have a love for it, this specific thing will become a universal" - Andrew Wyeth
Bernie shares this love for the common place. The everday scene is the place. A landscape devoid of excess drama, figuration, fauna or any trace of human activity. What he strives for in his oil paintings is to capture the mood, the essence of it, the atmosphere; serenity.
Park is a multi-disciplinary painter who lives in rural Marquette, Michigan. He dervies his inspiration from the environs around his home and throughout the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.