My inspiration as an artist comes from the courage of my former elementary art students. I learned so much from their creativity when I would encourage them to “take a risk, don’t worry about the outcome” because “art is about the process, not the end product . . . it is the gateway to problem-solving.” I realized through teaching that I could apply those words to my own practice of creating art.
My objective is to evoke emotion, perhaps spark a memory or bring tranquility to a