Will Sillin

Fine Art and Illustration

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Into the Atlantic, oil on canvas, 22" x 56", 2008 private collection (Maryland)

Long Island Waves, oil on canvas, 23" x 44", 2008 private collection (New York)

Islands in the Autumn, oil on paper, 15" x 22", 2021 private collection (Illinois)

Slopes of Katahdin, oil on canvas, 17" x 31", 2013 private collection (Michigan)

Edge of America, oil on canvas, 21"x 42", 2007

private collection (Maryland)

Wadi Um Ishrin on the Silk Road (Valley of the Mother of Twenty), oil on canvas, 22" x 40", 2010

The Silk Road runs nearby this valley in the Wadi Rum Desert (Jordan), a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Neolithic petroglyphs decorate many of the cliffs. Lawrence of Arabia operated here, and visitors are the guests of Bedouins. Giclee print available.

Auger Falls, oil on canvas, 29' x 42", 2016                                  A riot of life and rushing water on a rainsoaked day. These falls are found on the Sacandaga River in the southeastern Adirondack Mountains. Auger Falls was featured in "Unfiltered", a show on water at the William Benton Museum, Storrs,CT  

Waves and Particles, oil on canvas, 22" x 45", 2020, $2900       A view of matter and energy at Leo Carillo State Park, CA after listening to a Richard Feynmann lecture enroute.

Mountain Shadows, oil on canvas, 29" x 42", 2018,                 This dawn jetscape of the Mojave Desert was undetectable in visible light but was revealed in the infrared.                                     "One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious." Jung                        Inquire at Francesca Anderson Fine Arts, Lexington, MA

False Bay, Good Hope, oil on canvas, 24" x 38", 2019          Dawn on the Cape of Good Hope. Cape Hangklip dissolves in the morning sun on the horizon.

Why Chaos?, oil on canvas, 28" x 52", 2020                              The Moose River near "Fowlersville". At scales too small or grand chaos goes unoticed. When perturbations occur on scales we can sense its beauty is hypnotic. 

Nor'easter Comin In, oil on canvas, 18" x 28", 2023                    A coastal low arrives at Cape Cod, MA on December 16, 2022. The 40 mph winds out of the east, with gusts to 60, seemed to crush the 15 foot waves into foam. The blow was pepered with stinging rain, salt spray and sand. The location was Head of the Meadow Beach. Private collection (Maryland)

Nor'easter Moving On, oil on canvas, 18" x 24", 2023

A coastal low moves north off Cape Cod (Marconi Beach) on December 17, 2022. The westerlies, gusting to 50mph, filled the breakers like sails and sent the spray back to where it came from. Private collection (Massachusetts)


First Island, Least Action, oil on canvas, 17" x 33", 2016

A lazy summer landscape with every meandering molecule of water finding its fastest path to the sea. Private collection (Massachusetts)

Cohoes Falls: Uncertainty, oil on paper, 10.5" x 18.5", 2015

Paraphrasing Feynmann, if making predictions, no matter how well you measure the wigglings of the water in short order the tiniest of errors magnify to great uncertainty. Private collection (Massachusetts)

Crossing the Bar, oil on canvas, 27" x 47", 2020

Winter surf on a Cape Cod afternoon and thoughts of Tennyson.

Private collection (Illinois)

The Connecticut River:Diffusion, oil on canvas, 29" x43", 2012

A quiet early spring afternoon on the river when things were nearly in equilibrium. Private collection (Massachusetts)

Giclee print available

The Oxbow, oil on canvas, 21" x 44", 2017

A dronescape reverse view of the Connecticut River oxbow near Northampton, the subject of Thomas Cole's iconic landsdcape. Private collection (Michigan).

Giclee print available

Drifting, oil on canvas, 28" x 45", 2020

The cliffs of Portugal's southern coast and the still widening Atlantic Ocean with heavy morning weather. Private collection (Illinois)

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