Logan Temple Spring

Painted in 1992 "Wonderful memories of going up to Logan each year to paint and spend some time with the family doing so. Usually camping in Wellsville and once in a while a splurge stay at the Baugh motel. Two adults and 5 little girls and sleeping bags on the floor....

Salt Lake City 1893

Painted in 2019 “This painting started out as a commission piece and all my client asked me to do was a historical piece of early Salt Lake City and for it to be somewhere from the North East side with a view of the Salt Lake Temple. As we got further along into the...

Jordan River View

Painted in 2019 "Now this painting started out from a previous Salt Lake Mission President’s wife. She came to me and asked me to do a painting for her husband. On their way to the mission home in Sandy from their home they drove over the Jordan River and had a...

St. George Temple

Painted in 1988 "I had wanted to do a painting of the St. George Temple, so I did my usual thing where I would drive, walk and hike around the area. I went up into the mountains to look down on the temple and just fill myself with lots of images until I could find...

After Much Contemplation

 Painted in 1989 Sometime in 1988, I was awakened from a very interesting and detailed dream. It seemed very real, like I was actually there. I got up and went downstairs into my studio and did a little sketch of the dream because I was afraid that I would forget what...

My Father’s House

Painted in 1993  “This is a painting that I did many years ago with the help of a lot of great historians, including Truman and Ann Madsen, Dann W. Hone, and Kelly Ogden. I actually spent a full year studying and preparing for this painting. I wanted to do a painting...

Oakland Temple

Painted in 1985  "The Oakland Temple is quite meaningful to me as I was a young boy growing up in the San Francisco Bay area in a little town called Walnut Creek just outside of Oakland. Oakland was our stake center so we went from Walnut Creek through the Caldecott...

Trial of Hope…Last Hill

Painted in 2006 This is a painting of Mary Goble Pay and this whole thing started when Lee Groberg filmed the documentary of the William Martin Handcart Companies. He invited some artists to be up on location and I was thrilled to go up there because in Wyoming where...

Sacred Grove

Painted in 1984  "About 30 years ago a curiosity began to develop in me about the events that transpired in the Sacred Grove with Joseph Smith. After I had researched out all that I could get out on my own, I went and met with several Church historians. In particular...