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detail: "Fire on the Beach"

detail, "Fire on the Beach", 14" x 11"

Most of the settings of my paintings are places of reflection and contemplation. I have always felt the ocean to be a magical place. I am stirred by the sea’s endless sky, the perfect light, the gentle dunes, and the ancient stone pathways and walls that crisscross New England coastlines.

Linda H. Post


This very horizontal wood panel was given to me by a fellow artist, and I puzzled over my composition for quite a while. "Listen to the Sea" is 24" x 12", a paean to the end of a long summer's day by the ocean. SOLD

This girl walks alone, slipping on a tee shirt as the day cools down. This painting is a cross between my printmaking and painting styles, looser and more spontaneous. "In the Cool Blue of the Day" is 11" x 14", oil on wood panel. SOLD

"Deceptive Waters" is 30" x 24", oil on panel. The glowing, tranquil seascape is a composite of Bass River and Mayflower Beach on Cape Cod, lit by the setting sun.

This was the first painting that featured the striped tents of Chappaquiddick, hence its title. An eerie light casts the long shadows of late afternoon. A storm is brewing on the horizon. "Chappaquiddick" is oil on wood panel, 30" x 24".

This lighthouse at the end of the long stone jetty actually exists in Rockland, Maine. The body language of both figures in "A Gathering Storm" expresses the attitudes of adolescence. The painting is a 24" x 30" oil on panel. 

A family on a summer's day at the edge of the sea is caught in an iconic snapshot moment. "Perfect Light" is a small oil on wood, 11" x 14".

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