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The day I picked up a paintbrush and applied paint to canvas was the day I discovered my voice...and I haven't stopped "talking" since.

About Me

I am an oil painter.

​“I live in a box of paints,” a line from my favorite Joni Mitchell song, speaks to me. My world is a vibrant palette of colors, a canvas on which I create soulful narratives celebrating humans, their place in our world, and their relationships. The characters that emerge echo my voice. They tell tales of love, heartbreak, joy, and the unexpected quirks of life.

I am passionate about making art that resonates with my viewers, hoping they connect to a part of themselves. My work is intended to be empowering, tender, and with a touch of mischief. Expect the unexpected: a hole in a sock, two left feet, an extra hand, bunny slippers, disco balls, and so much more...

Examples of My Work

Fun Facts

Oh Baby! - My first grandchild is due in June, and I am over the moon!
Four-eyes - I collect eyeglasses on my travels around the world and have frames from Paris, London, Brussels, Seattle, New York, and San Francisco.
Karma - As a competitive gymnast for over twelve years, I suffered multiple injuries, but the worst one was when I twisted my ankle running from the person who caught me ditching his doorbell.
Quest - I played an essential role in creating a school for gifted and talented students, now recognized as an institution of excellence.
Eggs - I'll put an egg on just about anything I eat, even pizza (or especially pizza).

More About Me

What do you wish you could tell your younger artist self?

You're not an imposter in this art world. You're home!

What gives you goosebumps?

Unsolicited acts of kindness and unexpected joy.
When the underdog "wins."

What inspires you?

1. Saucy/edgy poetry
2. Music and lyrics
3. Oddities
4. Humor
5. Other artists