My story is probably a familiar one. I’ve dabbled in art since I was a child but was afraid to pursue it professionally as I felt it would be difficult to earn a living as an artist. So instead I achieved undergraduate and graduate degrees in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry and did, in fact, earn a living with those degrees.
Now, having taken early retirement I am finally able to have the time to pursue being a serious artist and I work every day at studying values, color theory, notan structure, etc., and I paint. I paint every day. My current medium of choice is watercolor. I dearly love the expansive landscapes of the Rocky Mountains and Southwest United States. There is something spiritual in these sparsely populated, wide-ranging places. I endeavor to capture the spirit of these scenes in my paintings.
I have studied with Janie Gildow, Ann Kullberg, Tom Lynch, Sterling Edwards, John Cogan and Cheryl St. John.