Featured are oil paintings, short videos, and a blog by Leigh Cohn, who is self-taught and uses a projector technique. He has given away more than 250 artworks, which are hanging in the offices of the Balboa Park Conservancy in San Diego, Carlsbad City Hall, homes, and offices. Each year he selects a specific theme, and this year's is described below.

Having given away more than 250 paintings, I have achieved my goal of getting pictures on walls. However, in 2022 when I offer paintings I’ll ask for donations to the Ocean Conservancy.

I’ve lived in a coastal city most of my life and the beach has given me serenity and inspiration. Now it's time to give back. In a few months I'll be offering many new paintings for this fundraiser, but please make a small donation today. If you have one of my paintings, I'll display it with ongoing updates at my fundraising page!

I'm also matching donations until we reach an initial goal of $10,000. Read more about this project at my blog.

Please support my "Painting with a Purpose" project by making a small contribution today!  

Pam's Terns (diptych)
2022  •  96 x 36 ~ Pamela Whitfield, San Diego [$1,500 donated to the Ocean Conservancy]
Pam's Terns (diptych) 2022 • 96 x 36 ~ Pamela Whitfield, San Diego [$1,500 donated to the Ocean Conservancy]

The Balboa Park Conservancy in San Diego has 20 paintings of local scenes on display.

"My Approach to Oil Painting,"  "Bob Tremmel: Remembering the Battle of Iwo Jima," and more.

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