I was born in Texas and moved to the West Coast shortly after graduating college. Since then, I have enjoyed varied careers ranging from co-owning an art gallery to a long stint in television advertising.
Nothing however has made me happier or more fulfilled than discovering my passion for painting only a few short years ago in 2009 - even when co-owning the gallery, I didn't realize I was an artist!
I live with my hunky husband, his two growing daughters and a dog named 'Flea' in southern California.
My artwork reveals my love of exotic cultures, travel and my educational backgrounds in Geology and Archaeology.
Many of the figures or objects in my paintings are literally 'excavated' from randomly painted and collaged backgrounds. This intuitive painting technique surprises me as unusual compositions and mystical characters take shape - seemingly on their own!
Lately, I'm growing more interested in painting the subtle and strong "energies" we experience as humans. I'm exploring that direction in my recent series called "The Storm Walker Series." Here's a few of those recent works.