Gary Shepard began his professional art career it the early 70’s as a watercolorist. After much success, he expanded his talents , to venture into oil painting as a new way to express himself. He has become one of New England’s most collected artists. His style has become more impressionistic and abstract over the years but still maintains a realistic look. He approaches his painting with the same vigor as his watercolors, the mood of his watercolors and oils are equally dramatic.