Cityscapes Cityscapes Vieux (Old) NicePastel on paper, 12” x 9”, $590. Winding alleys, narrow doorways, canopies and cafes were endlessly intriguing in the old section of Nice, on the French Riviera. See it at Arts Unique, in Avon, CTGreenwich VillagePastel on paper, 12 x 9”, $590. Exploring New York\'s storied bars has provided great experiences like Minetta Tavern, its neon sign most welcome on a drizzly night..See it in person at Studio M gallery, Mystic, CTEmpire From Fifth SOLD (prints available) Turned a corner in bustling midtown Manhattan and voila, the Empire State Building was guiding me to my destination.Before Lunch RushPastel on paper, 9 x 12” (15x18 matted and framed), $590. One of our favorites spots is small, mercifully undiscovered, and never disappoints.Spanish PlazaPastel on paper, 11' x 9” (17' x 15' matted and framed), $590. Leaving Madrid’s majestic central plaza, the views were even more intriguing – and I never can resist an archway! See it at Arts Unique, in Avon, CTAlhambra webPastel on paper, 12 x 9” (14x17 matted and framed). $590. We were astonished when our search for food landed us in a tourist joint with a perfect view of the magnificent Alhambra as spotlights came on and sunset turned snow-capped mountains pink behind it. See it at Arts Unique, in Avon, CTCarnival ParadePastel on paper, 9 x 12” (15x18 matted and framed), $590. I was entranced by the magic, music and movement of carnival in Montevideo, Uruguay.Radio City SOLD The lights of the city dazzled as I came around the corner and encountered this iconic scene.Pont Neuf, NightPastel on paper, 9 x 12", $590. There is a reason they call Paris the City of Lights, and a night time stroll across the Seine highlights its beauty.Havana AlleyPastel on paper, 9 x 12” (15 x 18” matted and framed), $590. Everywhere we turned in Old Havana, we feasted on color.Cadiz CathedralSOLD Surrounded by the sea and founded by Phoenicians, Cadiz has been home port for the Spanish navy since the 1800's.Venice LaundrySOLD Venice has views around every corner, whether a gondola, crumbling palace, or laundry over a canal.Chania Harbor NightSOLD The harbor's cafes were even more intriguing at night than during the day.Downtown WarmthPastel on paper, 12 x 7” (18 x 15” matted and framed), $590. I love wandering around the Village and Soho because they feel so inviting.Washington SquarePastel on paper, 12 x 9” (18 x 15” matted and framed), $590. This park near NYU was filled with music, entertainers and optimistic sunbathers.Havana Head OnSOLD The narrow streets filled with color, cars, sun, shadow and people were so intriguing.Trastevere, RomeSOLD This older, gentrifying neighborhood of narrow streets, smaller buildings and cafes was my favorite in Rome.Havana Along the MaleconPastel on paper, 9 x 12” (15 x 18”matted and framed), $590. I stood under the hot sun for way too long because I couldn't stop photographing the colorful cars driving by the colorful buildings.Thames ReflectionsSOLD Walking across the Thames on London's many famous bridges provides interesting views, even more so at night.Venice ReflectionsSOLD. Every alley that doesn't dead end seems to cross a narrow canal and a collector decided this was the perfect gift for an aunt with whom she had traveled to Venice.FilmfestPastel on paper, 12” x 9”, $590. The Garde Arts Center's striking architecture contains a historic theater with a stunningly restored Moroccan-themed interior.Rialto BridgePastel on paper, 9” x 11” (15” x 17” matted and framed), $590. While the view from the Grand Canal is more recognizable, the impact of this iconic bridge seemed greater while trying to cross it. Syntagma Square, AthensPastel on paper, 12 x 9", $590. Constitution Square is filled with crowds and colorfully lit, bubbling fountains in front of the Greek Parliament building.New Orleans CafePastel on paper, 13 x 18” (18 x 23”), $680. In my travels it seems that poking my head into a quiet courtyard always yields rewards. See this in person at Pamela Hirth in Woodbridge, CT.Lisbon RooftopsSOLD Spectacular views rewarded long, steep climbs in Lisbon’s gentrifying Alfama and Bairro Alto neighborhoods.Left Bank ParisPastel and gouache on prepared board, 15” x 11” (22” x 18”), $690. My favorite city in the whole world – I could wander around Paris for days. See it at Arts Unique, in Avon, CTNew Orleans DuskSOLD Neon reflecting on rain-streaked streets made the French Quarter look, if possible, even more colorful.Grand CentralPastel on paper, 11 x 9", $590. This night view, looking up Park Avenue towards my favorite train station, never fails to fill me with awe.Downtown CanyonPastel on paper,12” x 9”, (18” x 15” matted and framed) $590. The energy of New York City always manages to charge me up, too.Summer ShopsPastel on paper, 7.5” x 11.5” (12” x 16” matted and framed), $490. Yes, he’s outside checking his phone while she hits the boutiques!Parade on TrumbullPastel on paper, 9” x 12” (14” x 17” matted and framed), $590. Parade drums always draw me outside and the colorful costumes keep me there.Ramblas MarketPastel on paper, 12” x 9” (18” x15” matted and framed), $590. This fabulously colorful market in Barcelona offers everything from produce, to meats, to candies from this vendor. See it at Arts Unique, in Avon, CTRamblas StrollPastel on paper, 9” x 12” (15” x 18” matted and framed), $590. Something about sashaying past outdoor cafes in Europe seems so much more elegant than walking down a street at home. See it at Arts Unique, in Avon, CTGovernor's Foot GuardPastel on paper, 9” x 12” (14” x 17” matted and framed), $590. The lure of a parade – the drums, the pageantry, the color – is nearly irresistible for me.