October 26, 2022

The August show went well, and I have been invited to put up another solo show in July 2023. For this show, I’ll include both new paintings and some of my earlier collages including my “Celestial Bodies” series which has not yet been shown.

August 4, 2022

My show “The Colors of Jazz” is currently up in a neighborhood near me! For details, please use the Contact form to let me know, and if you’re in the area I may be able to meet you and talk about the paintings. I’ve had wonderful support locally for the show and I thank everyone who has provided that.

December, 2021

My “Colors of Jazz” paintings are currently featured in Jerry Jazz Musician at In addition to the painting on the cover, you can click to the poetry collection for additional paintings. I’m grateful to Joe Maita for this online gallery. All paintings are for sale and additional information can be found at

June, 2021

Selected paintings are currently on view in the corner space of the old Benton Hotel at 4th and Monroe.  This is not an official gallery and not open on a regular basis, but you can see some of my work and contact me to see more or if you have questions or want to buy something you like.  Contact information is there and also here in the Contact section.

February, 2020

I currently have work in the Corvallis Art Center Community Open and have been selected for a solo show at the New Morning Bakery restaurant and gallery in Corvallis for the month of October, 2020.  Both of these events will introduce my work to the Corvallis area audience.  Both are free and open to the public.

October, 2018


“The Quest for Rhythm”

For Immediate Release:

(La Jolla, CA) “The Quest for Rhythm,” an exciting new art exhibition exploring the rhythmic relationship between metal, paint and music, opens Friday, October 12, 2018 at La Playa Gallery in La Jolla Shores. Join us for a wine and cheese reception from 5:00 – 8:00 pm as La Playa Gallery honors the inspired works of Becky Guttin, Michael Carini and Molly Larson Cook.

This exhibition will run through November 23, 2018. La Playa Gallery is open, Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. The gallery is located at 2226 Avenida De La Playa, La Jolla, CA. For more information, or an individual appointment please visit or call (858) 454-6903.



La Playa Gallery offers the public a unique collection of fine paintings, jewelry and sculptures. The gallery takes pride in offering its patrons and the public an exciting variety of themed shows throughout the year.

March/April 2018

The Inkspot Gallery, Liberty Station, San Diego, solo show, “The Colors of Jazz.”