My paintings can be 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 continually challenge myself by exploring new themes and experimenting with new genres.
I have been leading art workshops to France,"for artists and art lovers," since May 2014. Information on the 2018 trip,scheduled for May 29th to June 7th, can be found on this website. You are welcome to sign up or contact me for more information; to arrange a studio visit; or to inquire about private art instruction, a purchase, or a commission.