My Grandfather was a self taught oil painter in the 1960s; the men in my family are
photographers.The women are also creative with paint, crochet, quilting and embroidery.

I have been painting and drawing since second grade, when we moved to Arizona.
I received a couple of school awards and was involved in a student show at the Colorado
Institute of Art. I studied Design there after I attended Mesa Community College, under the
tutelage of Darlene Swaim and Jim Garrison.

I began doing expressionistic architectural portraits in oil of local buildings in the Phoenix
"Savanna" Series
60" x 10" each
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$ 990 each
"Chaparral" Series
60" x 10" each
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"Slingshot" Series
26" x 6" each
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area and metropolitan Denver. I have always hiked and camped, but began traveling extensively when I began rock climbing with my
boyfriend in 1994. Having seen much of the North American West and recently New Zealand, I am intrigued by the geological
formations and by reproducing them in two dimensions.

I am equally at home rendering fine detail in still life as I am in exploring paint textures and colors with abstract paintings. In the last
two years, I’ve begun the reverse technique of painting on clear acrylic, using mineral hues, and metallic layers. Handling different
kinds of tools and materials is always inspiring. The metal work is done by a local artisan for me in order to display the acrylic
pieces. The wood is Wenge, a fast growing African hardwood that is dark all the way through.
"Vista Del Cerro" Series
16" x 14" each
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"Lakeside" Series
14" x 10" each
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L  I  N  Z  A
60" x 10"
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$ 1,200
"Mini Savanna" Series
10" x 36.5" each
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$ 595 each

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40" x 40"
Reverse Painted Steel
$ 3,200
12" x 44"
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