My art grew out of my lifetime profession as a graphic designer and my love of photography. My primary inspiration comes from the natural world, particularly the exquisite forms of the flowers and foliage of the Northwest. Ranging from traditional photography to highly manipulated images, I often incorporate whimsical or found objects in my photos. Using the computer as my tool of choice, my photocollage technique involves combining, interweaving and manipulating (and sometimes digitally painting) multiple layers of my images until I produce a final visual image that evokes a mood or emotional quality in a dreamlike or fanciful way.
1977 – Graphic Design – Maricopa Technical College, Phoenix, AZ
1969 – English & Drama – College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM