Acosta.Sturgeon Freeport, NY

Ralph Acosta

Ralph is a New Yorker who moved to Stonington, Connecticut in 2005.  He started drawing in his early teens and then taught himself to oil paint by doing portraits of family members and friends.  To make a living, he began his career as a freelance display designer in New York City. Eventually, Ralph was introduced […]

Adkins Sailing Sea Side Farm

Thomas Adkins

Adkins’ concept of landscape painting is to preserve his emotional reaction to the moods, feelings and perceptions of nature and share them with others. “Every good landscape painting should have a sense of what the artist is feeling to a particular location. Every day and every hour there is a different affect nature has on our senses.”

Allison Thermopylae

Richard Allison

Richard Allison is the former illustrator and editorial cartoonist for  Army, Navy and Air Force Times in Washington, DC.  His work shows a deep respect for the historical significance of his subjects and has been displayed in several major galleries and museums across the country, winning awards in The Salon International competitions, among others.  He […]


Mark Antczak

Mr. Antczak’s scale model-making began at a period during his mid teenage years working with kit airplanes and then train models. During his years at a technical college he became interested in maritime history and particularly in areas of the American Revolutionary War and as well as the realm of late 19th and early twentieth […]


Peter Layne Arguimbau

The son of a well known portrait painter, Peter Layne Arguimbau was first handed a paint brush by his father at the age of eight. Educated at the Art Students’ League, New York; Vassar College, New York; and the Loomis School, Connecticut, he also studied Renaissance Art for three years in Italy. He has lived […]

Bach - First Snow

Del-Bourree Bach

Del-Bouree Bach is a signature member of the American Society of Marine Artists, Society of Animal Artists, Artists for Conservation, National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society, Audubon Artists, Artists Fellowship, the Salmagundi Club of New York, Providence Art Club, Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts, and many other professional arts organizations.


JoAnn Ballinger

Joann Ballinger is known for her gentle pastel renditions of children, seascapes and animals. Her love of light and color and her unique perspective of life are evident in her work. Her rich purples and deep blues combined with the exquisite balance between shadows and light bring to life a child playing at the beach or the tides of a sea.


David Bareford

David started his artistic journey in high school where he was introduced to painting. At the University of Montana he found a book in the library about contemporary watercolorists which “lit a spark” that has determined the course of his life.


Al Barker

AL BARKER was born in New Jersey and was raised with the New York City Metropolitan area but he learned to appreciate the outdoors by spending a great deal of time hunting and fishing. These activities ,no doubt influenced his decision to pursue academic studies in Environmental Science where he earned a Bachelors and Masters […]


Al Barnes

The main source for inspiration may be the Caribbean for the majority of Al Barnes’ paintings, but he is equally at home in the coastal marshes of South Texas. Water is the binding factor in all of his paintings, whether it’s Bonefish tailing on the flats or Pintails lifting off a tidal marsh. Al Barnes […]