I have been painting my entire life! I grew up with a paintbrush in my hand, an eyeful of color and fortunate to have a private paint instructor that taught me the classic way to paint, mix colors and make a composition. I was a realistic painter painting nature scenes that were highly praised.
As a BFA student with an art scholarship at Florida State University, I was encouraged to use my brain and give meaning to my painting. I worked large and in charge, pulling in non-traditional painting