Chris O'Herron, who painted the image " Heublein Tower" on this week's cover, maintains an artist's studio in Canton. He creates elegant hand-produced portraits in charcoal or oil. In addition, he works part time as a picture framer at Fastframe in Avon. O'Herron first started painting in oil while majoring in illustration at Syracuse University. After studying in Florence, Italy, he earned a bachelor of fine arts degree from Syracuse. He currently enjoys painting a variety of subject matter including the tobacco fields, people and landscapes of New England. To see examples of his portraits and paintings, please visit www.AlmostHomeStudio.com.