A collection of paintings from my solo art show at the Museo del Canal in Panama City, Panama.

If you have any interest in purchasing a painting when the show closes at the end of July please contact Nancy Calvo at gabynancyc@gmail.com. Thanks!

Parada, Ave B
Parada, Ave B

30" x 40" I took this shot from a cab after leaving the Casco Viejo.

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Aburrido
Aburrido

24" x 30" On Ave Central in Panama City.

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Cosco inauguración
Cosco inauguración

30" x 40" I was invited to attend the inaugural celebration of the Panama Canal expansion after painting roughly 40 original oil paintings chronicling the construction. It was an honor to have been invited and this was the first ship through the expanded set of locks in June of 2016.

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Pipa?
Pipa?

11" x 14" On Central Avenue

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Loteria
Loteria

24” x 48” Just off Avenida Central in Panama City on a very hot dry season day. I recomposed the figures to focus on the woman on the phone in the center.

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Hay chicha?
Hay chicha?

16” x 20” I took the shot near the old post office in Balboa.

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Adios Mosquitos
Adios Mosquitos

24" x 36" A West Indian worker spraying oil on standing water to prevent the spread of mosquitos that carried Yellow Fever and Malaria. From a black and white photo.

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Limpiabota
Limpiabota

12" x 16" Downtown Panama City.

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Southbound rush hour
Southbound rush hour

24" x 48" A view of both locks, Cocoli locks in the foreground, Miraflores locks in the distance.

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Hay Gas
Hay Gas

24" x 48" I took this shot at Gorgona beach early in the morning.

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Stand by Starboard Bow
Stand by Starboard Bow

24" x 36" I did two similar paintings of the same scene, PostPanamax ships exiting Agua Clara locks headed into Gatun Lake. Really loves the perspective and scale of the new locks.

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Mangos
Mangos

30" x 40" Painted from a black-and-white photograph during construction of the first Panama Canal. A West Indian family sells mangoes from their home.

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Bochinche y un Corte
Bochinche y un Corte

12" x 16" From a shot my older brother Sam took at night in the Casco Viejo in Panama City.

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Loteria Study
Loteria Study

5" x 9" I paintied this at a larger 24 x 48" size and did this little study first. It was just too complicated a piece to start without working out the design ahead of time.

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LNG Night
LNG Night

24” x 48” One of the benefits of building the expanded locks was to allow these larger Post Panamax LNG ships to transit the canal.

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La Mirada
La Mirada

8" x 8" A small study for a larger painting.

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Despedida
Despedida

16” x 20” a study in grouping figures. I darkened the three women in the background to bring out the woman in Yellow.

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Con Crema?
Con Crema?

9" x 12" On Avenida Central in Panama City. The raspado was delicious.

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Curioso
Curioso

8" x 12" From a photo I took at Gorgona beach in Panama.

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Kuna Portrait
Kuna Portrait

11" x 14" Another small study of a Kuna woman from Panama. I was trying to capture her gentle attitude.

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Estudio de Mula
Estudio de Mula

9" x 12" Painted on location at Miraflores Locks, Panama Canal.

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Taxi de Playa
Taxi de Playa

9" x 12" A vivid memory of growing up on the beaches of Panama.

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Galea
Galea

30" x 40" Another LNG tanker entering call Cocoli locks headed northbound.

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Que?
Que?

16" x 20" From a shot I took headed up to the interior of Panama.

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La Coversacion
La Coversacion

12" x 16" a little study of some Kuna Indians in Panama. I blocked this out and just liked how simple my original rough in was and left it.

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Viene la lluvia
Viene la lluvia

8" x 16" Study for a larger painting.

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Pasacable
Pasacable

8" x 10" On the center wall at Miraflores locks, the Panama Canal.

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Llluvia
Llluvia

30" x 40" Entering Cocoli Locks in the rain. The Bridge of the Americas is in the distance.

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Cocoli Anochecer
Cocoli Anochecer

30" x 40" From an image at dusk. A Post Panamax ship at Cocoli locks, the Panama Canal

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Cocoli Northbound
Cocoli Northbound

30”x 40”

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Half ahead, Bow Tug
Half ahead, Bow Tug

24" 48" Agua Clara Locks on the Atlantic side.

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One and two side, Cast Off
One and two side, Cast Off

30" x 40" Ship exiting Miraflores locks headed into the Pacific channel.

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Viene la lluvia
Viene la lluvia

12" x 24" I did a small study of this scene at Miraflores before tackling this larger version.

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Pasacables de Miraflores
Pasacables de Miraflores

12" x 16" These gentlemen were kind enough to pose for me while I was painting on site at Pedro Miguel locks.

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Towing Out
Towing Out

24” x 36” Another night scene at Miraflores locks. I took the shot after painting that afternoon from the center wall.

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Julio cruce el Canal
Julio cruce el Canal

12” x 24” Crossing the chamber on one of the gates.

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Muévete
Muévete

12” x 24” From a shot I took while leaving Miraflores locks around 8 PM. When I would visit Panama I would ask for permission to paint from the center wall at Miraflores locks.

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Hold for the Locomotives
Hold for the Locomotives

16" x 20" Taken from the center of one of the Lock gates.

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Full Stop
Full Stop

16" x 20"

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Amanecer en Lago Miraflores
Amanecer en Lago Miraflores

24" x 30" Painted from a photo I took while transiting the canal with a pilot, Mark Goodrich. This was around 7 AM approaching Pedro Miguel locks looking back towards Miraflores Lake.

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