COURTESY of PETER WALDNER ‘Chequit in Winter’ one of the paintings featured in Peter Waldner’s new book, ‘Painting the Island’
In the mid-1960s, Peter Waldner created his first oil painting of Shelter Island. It was painted from the balcony of his parents’ home in the Heights and was an image of the steeple of the little church on Wesley Avenue.
Waldner was 10 years old at the time … and he hasn’t stopped painting since. (more…)