Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge and lean over to watch the river slipping slowly away beneath you, you will suddenly know everything there is to be known.

—A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

The Silver Bridge

I created this mixed-media and watercolor painting of my long-time friend Tom Helgeson fly fishing near the old silver bridge, on the Rush River in western Wisconsin. Tom had passed shortly after, and the old bridge was torn down. During that time, I had a brief health scare of my own, which got me thinking about life, death, our own mortality— and the mortality of iconic people, places and traditions. I wrote a brief essay about these thoughts, which I still think about to this day,
If you're interested the essay can be found here >>
SIZE:: 14 x 20 inches
PAPER:: #140 Arches Cold Press watercolor paper



"The Silver Bridge"14" x 20" Watercolor Original0$1,200.00
"The Silver Bridge"9" x 12" Fine Art Print25$125.00
"The Silver Bridge"14" x 20" Fine Art Print25$175.00
If the original is sold, or if you are looking for an option that may be a better fit for your budget, we also offer two sizes of archival limited-edition prints. These prints are signed and numbered by Greg, with an accompanying Certificate of Authenticity that is provided with each purchase. The quantity shown in the pricing table above reflects how many remain in that edition out of 50. For more information on our prints, please visit the Fine Art Prints page >