Every day is beautiful down in the cove. The big Rock is damp today, so its colors are deeper–more vibrant–and the sienna gold of the seaweed glows. A tiny desiccated white crab clings to the green beach grass.   -Cicely Aikman, 8/13, 1993

Cicely Aikman, The Cove, oil

The Cove, oil on canvas

Benny’s Rock: Spring Tide, oil on canvas

Cicely Aikman, Blue Dog, oil

Blue Dog, oil on canvas

Cicely Aikman, Summer Afternoon, oil, ca 1978

Summer Afternoon, oil on canvas, ca 1978

Cicely Aikman, Florida Canal, oil, 28 x 34

Florida Canal, oil on canvas, 28 x 34