A painting of horses on a Virginia farm by artist Simon Bland

Hale Farm. 12x24, oil on linen. 2019. Featured in the Netflix series "Echoes".

Original Oil Paintings

See the artwork in my online gallery and buy direct from the studio.

Commissioned Portraits

Find out how to commission a portrait of your own.

Portfolio & Archived Paintings

See some examples of paintings sold over the past 10 years.


My wife and I relocated to Boston, MA in April 2022. I am starting to look at ways to show my work in the New England area and will post updates as soon as I have news.

This online store is now open for viewing paintings. Please get in touch using the contact form if you are interested in purchasing any work.



The second edition of my book 'Painting Animals in Oil' is for all artists who create pet portraits and animal paintings in the studio. It will help get you started on the right track in areas such as developing ideas, composition, drawing, and color design.

All concepts and methods are illustrated with examples from my own portfolio.

The book is available on Amazon.

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Artist's Statement

Read my artist's statement and find out what's behind my paintings. A short piece of text that has taken 15 years to write.