Born and raised in the San Joaquin Valley of California, my passion for art has been lifelong. After completing high school I moved to Oakland in order to continue my art education at the California College of Arts and Crafts (now California College of the Arts) where I completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree with Honors in drawing and illustration.
What followed was to ultimately become a successful career in San Francisco as an award winning designer/art director and illustrator. In 2004 I relocated to the Rogue Valley in order to be the house artist for Harry and David.
After working in the business for over thirty years, I decided it was time to return to my first love, and devote myself to painting full time. I find myself drawn towards compositions with a strong natural light, featuring the beauty and poetry of the everyday. The process of creating art is a never ending journey of discovery, interpretation, and development. The Rogue Valley continues to be a never-ending source of inspiration.
“To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it.” Kurt Vonnegut
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