Our Current Exhibition

May 6 - June 30

FINE VINTAGE AND VICTORIAN BUILDINGS

ART TRAIL OPEN STUDIO MAY 6 AND JUNE 3 10AM TO 3PM

We cherish fine old buildings which delight with their elegance, proportion, and flourishes of ornamentation.

This collection honors Victorian, Italianate, Gothic, 2nd Empire, onion domes, and other buildings of 100 plus years.

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Spring Light on Buffalo St

Spring Light on Buffalo St

Oil, 18 x 20, $1600 This very fine 1862 Ithaca landmark was home to Madame Helena Blavatsky, co-founder of the Theosophical Society in 1875. While living here she wrote and published her book Isis Unveiled. Keeler captures the play of light and shadows and dramatizes the colors to give homage to this colorful historic personage.

Spring Pond Light- Ithaca

Spring Pond Light- Ithaca

NFS. Oil on canvas on panel, 26 x 30, $2,800. When Keeler started this en plein air, the pond was teeming with wildlife and there was a fortuitous visit by a blue heron, one of Keeler's favorite birds. This gallery and Keeler's Ithaca studio are located in this stately Victorian. See the youtube link of Keeler starting the painting en plain air.

Court Street Light, Ithaca

Court Street Light, Ithaca

Oil, 26 x 30, $2800 Keeler captures the streetscape, including the reflection on the shiny car. Keeler often plays with reflections in his paintings,--he follows the light.

Aug. Dappled Light-WatkinsGlen

Aug. Dappled Light-WatkinsGlen

Oil on linen, 26 x 30, $2800 Prominent corner Victorian in Watkins Glen with lots of roof angles and a charming cupola.

Afternoon Light- Ithaca Townscape

Afternoon Light- Ithaca Townscape

Oil on canvas 20 x 32, $2200. This diptych is a double canvas painting, reminiscent of the multiple panels common in Renaissance art.

Signs of Spring- Moravia, NY

Signs of Spring- Moravia, NY

Oil on panel, 36 x 36, $5400 One of a handful of 2nd Empire historic homes in Moravia. Mansard roofs and fine detailing are typical.

Front St Forsythia, Vernal Light

Front St Forsythia, Vernal Light

Oil on linen, 40 x 44, $8400

FrontSt Flags-WinterSolstice

FrontSt Flags-WinterSolstice

Oil, 36 x 40, $5400 Grandma's house in Keeler's hometown.

Icarus & Daedelus,theNightBefore

Icarus & Daedelus,theNightBefore

Oil on linen, 26 x 30 $2800 This humorous depiction of the famous myth uncomplicated by the heat of the sun is typical of how Keeler plays with mythology. The building image is based on a B&B in Southeast Harbor, Acadia National Park, Maine.

Mid-Summer Nocturne with Sky Lattern

Mid-Summer Nocturne with Sky Lattern

Oil, 36 x 40, $5400 A first time group experience with sky lanterns is merged with a fine Victorian, based on a Rockport, ME residence.

Senate&Church St-Nocturne

Senate&Church St-Nocturne

Oil, 10 x 12, $550.

Snyder Hill Rd, Ithaca, May Evening

Snyder Hill Rd, Ithaca, May Evening

Oil on linen on panel, 9.5 x 35.5, $1800 1910 Victorian with sunny presence

Stonington, Maine - August Observtion

Stonington, Maine - August Observtion

Oil on panel, 10 x 12, $700 Keeler has repeatedly returned to Stonington with its mansard roofs and active lobster harbor.

Stonington, Maine (sacred&profane)

Stonington, Maine (sacred&profane)

Oil, 10 x 26, $700

July Cityscape, Scranton

July Cityscape, Scranton

Oil on canvas, 24 x 26, $2200. Scranton is known for steep hills, and here along came a skateboarder.

Wilkes-Barre Intersection

Wilkes-Barre Intersection

Oil, 36 x 40 $5400 Onion domes, steeple, roof--they all point up

A Street Corner Called Inspire

A Street Corner Called Inspire

Oil on linen, 36 x 40, $5400. This favorite Gimme Coffee hangout in a downtown neighborhood of mostly vintage houses expresses what it means to be part of a community. Note the reflections in the storefront, that's Keeler in the baseball cap. Click this link to view the artist describing the work https://youtu.be/TZTcHNPy4fM

Scranton Intervals

Scranton Intervals

Oil, approx. 34 x 60, $10,500. Onion domes with the quotidian. Keeler is precise on the geometry of images. Contact for more info on this very special work.

Gallagher Road, Keuka

Gallagher Road, Keuka

OIl on line on panel, 10 x 36, $1800

Cayuga Sept. Nocturne, Sheldrake

Cayuga Sept. Nocturne, Sheldrake

Oil, 26 x 30, $2800 A distinctive double cupola with quiescent sunflowers

Ithaca House, University Avenue

Ithaca House, University Avenue

Oil, 14 x 14, $450

Self-Portrait, at Front St House

Self-Portrait, at Front St House

Oil, 26 x 30, $2800. Keeler likes depicting the quotidian, here putting out the trash in front of an 1860 Italianate Victorian he grew up in.

August Morning-Moosic&Webster St

August Morning-Moosic&Webster St

Oil on linen on board, 26 x 30, $2800

Aurora St Spring, Ithaca, NY

Aurora St Spring, Ithaca, NY

Pastel, 12 x 22, $850

Stonington,  - Nocturne in Maine

Stonington, - Nocturne in Maine

Oil, 10" x 10" - $600

Solstice Light Reflected, Oil , 10_ x 30_

Solstice Light Reflected, Oil , 10_ x 30_

Oil, 10 x 30, $1600.

Cayuga Moon- Sheldrake Pt

Cayuga Moon- Sheldrake Pt

SOLD An unusual double cupola vintage house.

Stonington, Maine- Morning in August

Stonington, Maine- Morning in August

Oil on canvas, 40 x 40, $5800.

Front St Solstice Light, Wyalusing,

Front St Solstice Light, Wyalusing,

Watercolor, 18 x 22, not matted, $850.

Spring Street Light

Spring Street Light

"Spring Street Light" oil on linen 26"x 30" $2,800

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    August Morning-Moosic&Webster St

    Oil on linen on board, 26 x 30, $2800