The Happy Painter
No matter what your age or your life path, whether making art is your career or your hobby or your dream, it is not too late or too egotistical or too selfish or too silly to work on your creativity."
(Julia Cameron-The Artist's Way)
I cannot remember a time when I didn’t paint or draw. In addition to studying fine art at the University of Tulsa, I have worked with a number of well-known national and international artists: Herman Raymond, Jerry Yarnell, Zoltan Szabo, Judi Wagner, Diane Maxey, Tom Owen, Alvaro Castegnet, Frank Francese, Frank Webb, Skip Lawrence, John Salminen, and Ron Ranson. I enjoy painting in watercolor, acrylic and oil, and I specialize in landscapes, street scenes, and interiors of places where I have lived and traveled, such as COLORADO, South America, Mexico, and Europe. I am a signature member of the Pikes Peak Watercolor Society and the Western Colorado Watercolor Society. My work is exhibited all over the U.S. and abroad in shows, private collections and competitions.
Education and Advanced Art Instruction
BS Degree in Studio Art & Art History - University of Tulsa
Masters Degree in Literature - University of Central OK
Ph.D. in Literature – University of Denver, CO
“Dreams come true; without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them.” John Updike
I am so lucky to be living my dream, making art everyday and meeting wonderful people who share my passion for life, love, and nature. "
Professional Organization Memberships
Pikes Peak Watercolor Society – Signature Member
Western Colorado Watercolor Society - Signature Member