My paintings have been described as contemporary art for the classic art lover. Grounding my work in the realist tradition, I value equally the craft and the history of painting. I work primarily in oils and pastels ranging from 4" x 6" to 4' x 6.' In general, my work is an intellectual and emotional record of my responses to people and places I encounter; however, I am continually challenged to explore new themes and experiment with new genres.

I have been leading art workshops to France,"for artists and art lovers," since May 2014. Information on the 2019 trip, exact schedule TBD, can be found on this website. You are welcome to contact me for more information; to arrange a studio visit; or to inquire about private art instruction, a purchase, or a commission.

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