Vic & Leila Ackermann’s house in Wildwood Forest, Highlands, North Carolina. We spent an idyllic 2 weeks there at the start of Fall 2010.
Oil on Canvas (1200 x 800mm) 1 January 2010
Commissioned by Professor Niels C. Pedersen of Davis, California.
The painting depicts the historical scene at the mouth of the (now) Endeavour River in North Eastern Australia (Cooktown) where Captain James Cook beached the bark ENDEAVOUR to effect repairs to her hull after grounding on the Great Barrier Reef in June 1770.
Oil on Canvas (1016 x 762mm) 28 June 2009
SATS GENERAL BOTHA (ex-HMS THAMES) was a training ship for the South African Navy between 1922 and 1942. This painting of the ship was commissioned by the Board of Trustees of the General Botha Old Boys Association.