have, since early childhood had an interest in drawing. I never thought of that as art, but my way of
keeping my memories safe. I grew up in a military family and spent many years looking
out the back window of our station wagon watching my familiar surroundings
disappear as we moved from place to place. I always yearned for someway to grab
those scenes and make them mine.
paintings have become my musings of the places, people and animals that have
touched my heart. I now travel for the joy of it collecting
beautiful memories. With each painting I make the more I immerse myself into
the magic of light and color and seem to be developing a style rich with
My child portraits are my heartfelt effort to celebrate a child's fleeting youth. The adult portraits are eternal heirlooms for family. The pets I paint create a permanent life bond to their people. For information on custom heirloom portraiture of people or pets contact me at my contact info on this site.