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Think out of the box - Perhaps - your face (faces) painted into your favorite Old Master painting?

A small sketch of your child for the nursery?

Anything is possible! Let’s talk?

Call for pricing.

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

We have moved!
My new phone # is 423-424-6040
McGrath Gallery for viewing and classes.
250 Old Three Notch Road - Ringgold GA. 30736

Sunday, February 16, 2014

COMMISSION A PORTRAIT THAT WILL BECOME A FAMILY HEIRLOOM.   Your wedding picture or photos when you were dating and knock it off  with an original oil or pastel painting of how you look today!  It will be on display so that your grandchildren can say -"Wow, I look just like grandpa (or grandma) when they were my age!” Great gift 
for a 50th wedding anniversary gift.  Call or email me today!

Monday, December 30, 2013


Bring your lunch and enjoy a morning or a day of creating your own head & shoulder portrait in a small class in my home studio.  You will project your photo on canvas or paper to give you an accurate  drawn likeness.  Then, working in oil or pastel, I will teach and help you complete a 16" x 20" or smaller portrait to hang in your home or give as a gift.  The location is in Ringgold GA.The class fee is $65. for 9a.m to noon & $65 for 9 to 4 p.m and class meets the third Friday of each month.  Contact me to register and get more information. or 423-424-6040 

Friday, July 13, 2012

BRODY - age 3

16" x 20" Pastel just finished. Grandmother caught a cherised expression in this outdoor photo she sent my way!

Look at those eyes. . . so much better than a big smile - don't you think?

Thursday, June 7, 2012


Watching these boys grow up!

Two  30" x 24" oil portraits and an 18"x 20" pastel commissioned by a family in Dalton, Ga.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011


Price for a child's, under 12,  head & shoulder portrait is $1,500 any size.  Adult portraits begin at $2,500.