Black Oaks

Pembroke Savanna, Kankakee County, Illinois
August 18, 2019
Oil on canvas
9 x 12 in. (22.9 x 30.5 cm)

Private collection

In this summer field painting, I wanted to capture the striking colors of sunshine illuminating Pembroke Savanna while a thunderstorm to the north gave the sky, and the savanna’s characteristic black oaks, an ominous tone.

Exhibition History