As a child I was fascinated by color and thought being an artist would be terrific. As an adult, family and my Clinical Psychology practice took up most of my time. However, as time allowed I studied oil and watercolor with many wonderfully skilled art teachers in my native New Mexican hometown, Santa Fe, NM and in Mexico. I love to paint the vibrant colors created by the intense light emanating from the clear blue Rocky Mountain skies. This allowed me to express my feelings and appreciation of the beauty in the world around me. I often painted outside in plein air to replenish my soul and spirit.
I am a juried member of the Santa Fe Art Society. My work was shown in the Societies Art Shows as well as galleries and exhibits in NM. Since moving to Aiken I have become active with the Aiken Artist Guild. I study Advanced Art at the University of South Carolina at Aiken and added acrylic paints to my repertoire. I have taken the opportunity to study with East Coast teachers as well. I enjoy sharing and entering my work in gallery shows.
Much of my current work has an abstract nature making use of my love of color, contrast and distant space. My strong and deep memories and experience of the high desert
clarity is now influenced by the quiet softness of Eastern light. I try to create a way for the viewer to be drawn into a realm of possibilities and transcendence when viewing my paintings.