ABOUT THE ARTIST
My artistic journey began in my thirties when I developed my personal floral watercolor style. Art served as a respite from my work as a director of a program for severely abused preschoolers.
Since that time, I have explored a variety of other media including mosaic, landscape quilting and other fabric art. But in the last several years I have discovered abstract acrylic painting. I have been attracted to this medium because it requires a balance between elements of the work that I can control and elements that the medium controls. I used to be exacting and precise with my watercolors. I love the freedom and the surprises this medium affords.
In the last year, I have been successful showing my work at the Charbonneau Arts Festival (non-juried) and the Benefit Art show for CraneAge (juried).
I live in Portland, Oregon with my husband and my 85 pound “love lug” labrador retriever puppy, Joey and cherish spending time with my children, their spouses and my 6 grandchildren.