Katama Plains (Airfield)

Martha's Vineyard , Massachusetts
October 7, 2014
Oil on canvas
12 x 16 in. (30.5 x 40.6 cm)


The meadows around Katama airfield have been maintained as a grassland since the early 20th century and have probably been in that condition since the 1600’s when Europeans introduced grazing and cultivating to the Vineyard. Before that, it may have been more scrubby. It is now in conservation.

Field painting at Katamah air field. Canvas mounted to hardboard.

Exhibition History

  • The Art of Conservation

    March 4 - April 30, 2020

    Circle Gallery, UGA College of Environment + Design

    Athens, Georgia