Between 2007 and 2016 I completed forty five oil paintings documenting the construction of the Panama Canal Expansion. After painting small studies on location I completed the final paintings in my Los Angeles studio. It was an honor to be a part of this historic effort.

Cocoli Locks
Cocoli Locks

On the Pacific Side. My first painting of the completed locks.

The Welder
The Welder
Into the Lake
Into the Lake
Llantero
Llantero

24" x 36" Checking the tires for standing water where mosquitos breed.

Night Work
Night Work
Gatun Workers
Gatun Workers
The Mindi
The Mindi
24-7
24-7
The Dredge
The Dredge
Rainy season
Rainy season
Pour Cement
Pour Cement
Night Work
Night Work
Gatun Entrance
Gatun Entrance
Caterpillar 773
Caterpillar 773
Cocoli Dusk
Cocoli Dusk
Two Trucks pass in Dust
Two Trucks pass in Dust
Study of two men
Study of two men
Aguantalo!
Aguantalo!
Trabajadora
Trabajadora

16 x 20 A worker at the Cocoli locks a few months before opening.

Canal Entrance
Canal Entrance
Canal Worker
Canal Worker
Pacific Locks Day
Pacific Locks Day
The Surveyor
The Surveyor