Bon Voyage: Postcards from Europe

Alcazar, Seville, Spain
Alcazar, Seville, Spain

Available, Contact Artist Collage: Sumi Ink on Watercolor (2014, 12″x9″) The Alcazar in Seville is one of the most unique building complexes in the world, with beautiful archways and decorative walls and gardens.

Estudio de una calle
Estudio de una calle

Private Collection Sumi Ink on Watercolor (2012, 9″x 6″)

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

On Loan to RhinoHub Sumi Ink on Watercolor (2014, 12″x 9″) I stopped in Malta while cruising the Mediterranean during the holiday season. The sign above the gate into Valletta reads "Merry Christmas and Happy New Year."

Riomaggiore, Italy
Riomaggiore, Italy

Private Collection Sumi Ink on Watercolor (2014, 16″x12″)

Hiking the Cinque Terre
Hiking the Cinque Terre

Private Collection Sumi Ink on Watercolor (2015, 4.5"x4″) I spent 3 weeks in college backpacking through Europe with friends. We hiked between the 5 towns of the Cinque Terre. Near Vernazza we slept in an olive grove because we had left too late in the day to get to our hotel in Riomaggiore.

St. Michael's Kiev, Ukraine
St. Michael's Kiev, Ukraine

Available, Contact Artist Sumi Ink on Watercolor (2015, 9″x12″) I traveled to Ukraine on a whim while serving in the Peace Corps in Kazakhstan. The trip was unexpected but worth it. Although Ukraine has fallen on some hard times recently, I recommend Americans to check it out.

The Blue Mosque, Istanbul
The Blue Mosque, Istanbul

Available, Contact Artist Collage: Sumi Ink on Watercolor (2014, 12″x 9″) I spent the last night of Ramadan on the rooftop terrace of this restaurant in Istanbul. From there I could see the best view of the Blue Mosque and the Sea of Marmara. Istanbul really is a magical city.

Skyline (Istanbul)
Skyline (Istanbul)

Private Collection Sumi Ink on Watercolor (2014, 9″x6″) Around every corner in Istanbul are unexpected and hidden charms, like this minaret--juxtaposed between modern apartment living and ancient religion.

Wartburg
Wartburg

Available, Contact Artist Ink on Watercolor (2007, 4.5″x6.5″) Martin Luther translated the bible from Latin to German in Wartburg Castle. The Suchsland family just happens to hail from a small village right down the hill, where I visited in 2006.

Muenchen, Bayern
Muenchen, Bayern

Available, Contact Artist Ink on Watercolor (2006, 4.5″x6.5″) Munich is the quintessential German city. The English Garden outside the city center is a pleasant place to take it all in.

Lueneburg - Das Rathaus
Lueneburg - Das Rathaus

Private Collection Ink on Watercolor (2007, 4.5″x6.5″) I spent a semester abroad in Lüneburg. The college town often goes unnoticed by American tourists, but it has a pristine, historic town center with shops and cafes.

Am Sande, Lueneburg, Germany
Am Sande, Lueneburg, Germany

Private Collection Ink on Watercolor (2015, 6″x12″) I spent a semester abroad in Lüneburg. The college town often goes unnoticed by American tourists, but it has a pristine, historic town center with shops and cafes.

Neuschwanstein Schloss
Neuschwanstein Schloss

Private Collection Ink on Watercolor (2005, 4.5″x6.5″) The best view of this Bavarian, fairytale castle is from the bridge over the waterfall.

Berlin - Weltmeisterschaft
Berlin - Weltmeisterschaft

Available, Contact Artist Ink on Watercolor (2006, 5″x4″)

Hamburg - Binnenalster
Hamburg - Binnenalster

Available, Contact Artist Ink on Watercolor (2007, 4″x10″) Hamburg is known for the Beatles and international shipping. It is also one of the most beautiful German cities with lots of lakes and parks.

La Sagrada Familia
La Sagrada Familia

Private Collection Ink on Watercolor (2005, 6.5″ x 4.5″) The Sagrada Familia looks like it is melting under the hot Barcelona sun.

Eiffel
Eiffel

Private Collection Ink on Watercolor (2005, 6.5″x4.5″) One of my favorite memories from backpacking Europe was sitting on the Champ de Mars under the Eiffel Tower drinking wine, eating bread and cheese, and hanging out with friends.

La Tour Eiffel, Champ de Mars
La Tour Eiffel, Champ de Mars

Private Collection Sumi Ink on Watercolor (2012, 12″x9″)