I am a contemporary realist painter equally interested in the traditions of figure painting, portraiture, and landscape. My work positions itself to codify and illuminate real world experience, demonstrating that our physical bodies and their respective physical environments at once prefigure, embody, and reflect the lived -- and often contradictory -- reality of our individual and collective lives.

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I began leading workshops to France "for artists and art lovers" in 2014. These trips are paused due to Covid. Please visit "Workshops" on the menu after September 2021 for information on future trips.

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This site is updated regularly. Feel free 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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