I want to thank you for taking the time to view at my art. I paint and draw mainly because I am compelled to so. You can see from my subjects that I am an outdoor person. There is something about the natural world that gives me both hope and peace. Oddly, it often makes me laugh out loud. Many people have influenced me over the years; from my aunt who was a wonderful painter and took the time to get me started, to more recently an artist and writer named Natalie Goldberg who’s books taught me that I can paint something any color I want. My art is the result of that philosophy. I hope you enjoy looking at it half as much as I enjoyed creating it.
P.S. This is me with my dearly loved dog Gracie as a pup. She is no longer with us but I now have my new companion Bandit.