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born in the forests of the great northwest, maintains a 4.0GPA in life.
is my visual language. I compose my works with visual images that relate to what
I feel is important within my home. My “female” work of “domestic sense” involves
a world of pattern, flowers and headless torsos. My enthusiasm for making visual images has been a life long pursuit. The images within my body of work are visual symbols “metaphors,” for my life. I also work with the figure and the portrait. There must be a spontaneity and freshness that is entirely expressive of the subject. I work from observation and photographs, as well as paper clippings as a source of material.
Thorough research goes into each painting. I am always looking for ways to create a more expressive work. With a natural curiosity and desire to always create and learn I am always experimenting with material and pushing my potential. Drawing and compositional fundamentals of theory are always practiced.
have been painting the figure for 15 years. I primarily paint in oil paints, however,
often use a variety of media in my paintings making them mixed media. I have a
Bachelors in Art in Studio painting and Bachelor of English literature.
has also been an important part of my education. Living and painting as an artist
in the Czech Republic-Prague in 1999-2000 was a wonderful learning experience
that I carry with me everywhere.