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As promised in my last newsletter herewith more images of Michael's new paintings.

Mellifluous Mountain  44 by 60 unframed

Almost Home 18 by 24 unframed

Engineer Mountain 30 by 40 unframed

Lake Dillon 18 by 24 unframed

The Group of Seven (also known as the Algonquin School  1920-1933) whose paintings have influenced Michael's new paintings.  Above is a painting by Franklin Carmichael.

I am including this painting done by Michael in 2019 about a year after the Lake Christine Fire in Basalt. Those of us who were here can surely identify with the scene (note the slurry line that saved the town of Basalt)and the title.

Noun. 1. peripety - a sudden and unexpected change of fortune or reverse of circumstances (especially in a literary work); "a peripeteia swiftly turns a routine sequence of events into a story worth telling" peripeteia, peripetia. surprise - a sudden unexpected event.
Peripety  18 by 24 unframed

Toklat Gallery, on Two Rivers Road  at Riverside Plaza
(intersection of Two Rivers Road and Midland Avenue)

 Sandy and Ol' Goliath
 Larry Lefner, Sculptor