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. Full information on the 2020 trip, scheduled for June 19-29 to Paris and Arles, will be posted in December 2019. You are welcome to contact me now however for more information; to arrange a studio visit; or to inquire about private art instruction, a purchase, or a commission.

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