This collection seeks to furnish the visitor with the portrait painter's perspective on the subject and offer some insight into how the painting came about.

The Artist's View Collection

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Gilbert T. Adams

"He struck me from the moment I met him as a rock of integrity: a silent, thoughtful, considered, wry-humored family man of great faith..."

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David Ball

"What a treat to discuss the plays of Chekhov or the absurdity of Beckett at a conference on jury selection...."


Melvin Belli (1907 - 1996)

"The King of Torts parachuted into my life in 1995 in New York City wearing cowboy boots and bordello red suit lining...."

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Mike Colley (1936 - 2015)

"Pictured beaming with his boyish enthusiasm, the sharpest of wit just beneath the surface...."


Philip Harnett Corboy (1924 - 2012)

"An informal sketch captured in Dublin of his dynamic energy and infectious vitality..."

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Lewis S. "Mike" Eidson

"How does anyone find the time for such diverse accomplishments! Cultured, urbane, truly unique..."


Wayne Hogan

"Enigmatic, his demeanor always quiet, self-effacing, understated, and modest..."

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Don Keenan

"A surprise portrait is fraught with danger… and in the case of Don Keenan, doubly so..."


Stephen M. Komie

"Old school, Irish-American, sporting white suits, and always the gentleman..."

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John Maurice O’Quinn (1941 –2009)

"Mercurial, controversial, unpredictable, brilliant, flawed, and extraordinarily generous..."


Earl Rogers (1869 – 1922)

"His reputation became so well-known that ‘Get me Earl Rogers’ became the catchphrase of murderers and convicted criminals."

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Christian D. Searcy

"I never met him that he didn’t inspire with insight and ideas, with stories and with poetry..."


Enoch Woodhouse

"Courage and decency, honor, and integrity shone from this man like a beacon..."

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James and Pauline Montgomery

"Their quiet charm and gracious manner immediately put me at ease..."