Costello’s work draws from the world outside his Shenandoah Valley studio. Back roads and meadows, clouds and sky, cedar trees and fences, old barns and buildings are sometimes rendered as if through the window of a moving car. In this mysterious world, willowy, pale images of women appear as if by magic.

The images on the following pages are a small sample of a lifetime of work. Check these pages often to see more paintings as they are added.