The animals, flowers and farmlands that surround me are so captivating, that it only seems right that I should work at representing their purity and simplicity. This timeless quest for beauty and spirit is the stuff of my everyday life. I strive to bring the viewer of my paintings into a state of "presence" in which they are "there at that moment in time".
"My husband and I out for a paddle on Golden Pond"
The artist lives on 70 woodland acres with her husband, and her sheltie "Shadow", the subject of many of her paintings. She's been honored with numerous awards over the years. Her paintings are in private collections as well as the Troy County Courthouse and Eastfield Village. She has studied fashion illustration at Cass Tech, in Detroit, MI; Cartoonists & Illustrator's School in NYC, Malden Bridge School of Art with Richard Goetz, and the Albany Institute of History and Art, with Betty Warren. She has also studied with Franklin Alexander, Harry Orlyk and currently with Betsy Apgar-Smith.