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Growing up in Ashland attending local schools, I was one of those children who drew instead of going to recess. Art in high school included about every media except watercolor. I later dabbled with illustrating children’s stories in pen and ink. Adding watercolor was a natural progression. That led me to begin studying watercolors. Subsequent classes from a variety of painters have followed.

Most of my artistic expression has centered around music. For twelve years I was a musician at the Oregon Shakespearean Festival, sketching actors in the green room between cues. I attended Pacific Lutheran University, transferring to Indiana University with a Bachelor of Music in Education. I taught orchestra in Bend, Oregon, for three years, then got a Masters in Music from Ohio University. I taught in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, for five years before returning to Oregon to teach in the Medford School District. I have retired from teaching and enjoy “real life” painting, playing cello in the Rogue Valley symphony, Britt Orchestra and chamber music, and my family.

A Patch of Snow 75" x 22" Watercolor
A Patch of Snow
75″ x 22″ Watercolor

 

Daisy Girl 17" x 11" Watercolor
Daisy Girl
17″ x 11″ Watercolor

 

Christmas Fireworks 14" x 22" Watercolor
Christmas Fireworks
14″ x 22″ Watercolor

 

Fog over Ashland 21.5" x 14.5" Watercolor
Fog over Ashland
21.5″ x 14.5″ Watercolor

 

Grendl in the Sun 14" x 22" Watercolor
Grendl in the Sun
14″ x 22″ Watercolor

 

Lassen, Manzanita & Snow 14.5" x 21.5" Watercolor
Lassen, Manzanita & Snow
14.5″ x 21.5″ Watercolor

 

Michelle's Peony 21.5" x 13.5" Watercolor
Michelle’s Peony
21.5″ x 13.5″ Watercolor

 

Samuel Goldenberg & Schmuyle 14.5" x 21.5" Watercolor
Samuel Goldenberg & Schmuyle
14.5″ x 21.5″ Watercolor

 

Sea Turtle 11" x 14" Watercolor
Sea Turtle
11″ x 14″ Watercolor

 

The Violist 13.5" x 22" Watercolor
The Violist
13.5″ x 22″ Watercolor

 

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