Lady Kindle at Pork Chops & Grits

by Catherine on February 11, 2015

Lady Kindle and her husband Ken run the restaurant Pork Chops and Grits located at 3rd and Clay Street in Richmond, Virginia.  In this painting, she is serving up grits and giving us the side eye glance. The Lady Kindle serving up Pork Chops & Grits

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The Lady Kindle at Pork Chops & Grits

by Catherine on February 1, 2015

This is the Lady Kindle who owns Pork Chops & Grits at 3rd & Clay St. in Richmond, Virginia.  They serve up the best fried chicken I've ever eaten out of our home. The Lady Kindle at Pork Chops & Grits

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A BEE IN JUANA’S BONNET

July 16, 2014
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Showing at the Restaurant TOAST

January 26, 2014

The new restaurant series is now on view at TOAST, a new American Gastropub located in the Village Shopping Center at 7007 Three Chopt Road in Richmond, Virginia.  A wonderful place to eat and have a libation.  Their selection of music is outstanding!

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Oyster on the Half-Shell

October 24, 2013

Oyster on the Half-Shell.  Had to do it…this play on Sandro Botticelli’s Birth of Venus.  Two Croxton cousins, Travis and Ryan have breathed new energy into their family’s oyster business which is over one hundred years old.  I imagine them gathering celestial angels and blowing life into a new venture, perhaps fulfilling their great-grandfather’s dream. […]

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Yellow Umbrella

May 19, 2013

Listening to World Music on NPR, watching SNL and painting.  Including in the Yellow Umbrella painting this handsome face.  This establishment is the most incredible fresh seafood market located on Patterson Avenue in Richmond, Virginia.

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Dixie Donuts throwing Chihuly Charm

February 28, 2013
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A MUSE

February 28, 2013

My muse at Amuse a restaurant located in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.  The muse is reclining in the classic Odalisque position.  Behold, the silver tray holding her task: the staff that amuses the incoming patrons of the museum, with an image of the museum in the background.

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Don’t Look Back

January 3, 2013

Don’t Look Back is a restaurant in Richmond, Virginia.  Nate, the owner, started with a taco truck, then recently opened a  restaurant “Don’t Look Back”  in Carytown.  When I visited, I went to the patio outside.  On the brick wall is a painting with an island scene, sky, palm trees rising out of dunes, ocean […]

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Remove the fur vault to open up Pasture

November 15, 2012

This is a painting I am currently working on.  Pasture opened on Grace Street in a building that was known for it’s fur vault.  As a young adult, trying on these furs provided entertainment for many.  This depicts a clearing of the furs so that pasture could be opened.  The entrepreneurs are standing to the […]

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