I live in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia in the heart of horse and foxhunting country.
Art in one form or another has always been close at hand in my life. I am largely self taught and characterize my style as realistic. Drawing from the moment I could hold a pencil, my favorite subjects were horses or dogs, and plenty of them.
My love of art continued on throughout my high school years, and I was able to experiment with a variety of mediums including sculpture, but always was drawn back to painting, colored pencils, pastels and oils in particular.
Once out of school and now pursuing a much dreamed of career as a horse trainer, I was able to continue to use my artistic talents by doing equine portraiture in oils. Working so closely...