Tina has been a professional artist and teacher for over 25 years. She received an AA and BA degree in Art and a Masters in Education. As a realistic artist she has always sought to capture the warmth and vibrancy of life. Animals and people, particularly faces, have always fascinated her and are the subjects of her best works.
Tina has works in many private collections throughout the United States and Canada and has done commissions for a variety of organizations. She is an award winner in local, regional, national and international shows, including several Best of Show Awards. She received three awards in The Pastel Journal’s annual competition, and those paintings were featured in their April 2005 edition. She is a Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America and the Pastel Society of the West Coast as well as a member of the Portrait Society of America. Tina is presently serving as exhibits chair and president on the board of the Pastel Society of the West Coast. She also has taught portrait workshops and been an exhibit juror, and is represented by the Knowlton Gallery in Lodi, CA.