Artist Statement

These paintings are the last of a series of paintings having to do with scenes of home and simple landscapes. More than any subject I might paint, my work is really about an innocent way of seeing the world that has been lost, a way of seeking out the beautiful among the simple, everyday world. I use acrylic paint, charcoal and oil pastels on wood panels. With layers of rich color on a textured board, my work is figurative and borrows from folk art techniques that appeal to naive emotion. I often make my own frames to suit the nature of each painting. Thematically, my paintings expand the idea of heroism to include stories of nurturing, conserving and sustaining the natural world and our children. I hope that my artwork inspire the viewer to notice such moments of beauty in everyday life.

Medium: Acrylic

Contact Information

Lake Oswego, OR
503-421-5515
[email protected]
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Education

1982 – BA in Anthropology – University of California, Berkeley, California

Exhibit Dates: July 16 – September 11, 2019

Bluebirds - 24x24 - Acrylic on Panel
Cat Woman - 24x24 - Acrylic on Panel
Refugee - 24x24 - Acrylic on Panel
Sister of Artemis - 24x24 - Acrylic on Panel
Tree Goddess - 24x24 - Acrylic on Panel

Bluebirds - 24x24 - Acrylic on Panel

Cat Woman - 24x24 - Acrylic on Panel

Refugee - 24x24 - Acrylic on Panel

Sister of Artemis - 24x24 - Acrylic on Panel

Tree Goddess - 24x24 - Acrylic on Panel

Bluebirds - 24x24 - Acrylic on Panel thumbnail
Cat Woman - 24x24 - Acrylic on Panel thumbnail
Refugee - 24x24 - Acrylic on Panel thumbnail
Sister of Artemis - 24x24 - Acrylic on Panel thumbnail
Tree Goddess - 24x24 - Acrylic on Panel thumbnail
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