Tag: American


This drawing is part of a series of celebrity drawings I did and used in my art workshops in secondary education. I used pastel pencil on A4 size tinted paper.

Broken arm

I bet i'm the first to use "broken arm" as a title for a painting!I found this reference in an old book of my father's. It was a sepia photograph and the title was broken arm.This one is small, only 12 by 8ins but I am hoping to do a half sheet one.

History of Bridgeport, CT

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Detail from mural by Bernard Riley depicting the history of the City of Bridgeport Connecticut. Mural can be seen at the city library. More of Bernard Riley’s works and life history can be seen on the website www.bernard-riley.com

Durwin’s Arena

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Painting by Bernard Riley “Durwin’s Arena”  a prizefighting match in New Haven Connecticut in 1952 – more on website www.bernard-riley.com

My Redemption

11×14 Acrylic on canvas board I wanted to paint a picture that described how it feels to be redeemed from the sins and burdens of our past.