always wanted to be an artist even as a small child. I spent
hours lying on my back in my grandmother’s living room
staring at the crown molding plastered to the ceiling,
always wondering how the world looked upside down. I walked
on my knees when I grew taller to see everything above me
from a child’s perspective.
had my own list of things I wanted out of life, one being to
paint a picture I truly liked. Now, everything I see is a
painting, a direction, a color and light. I studied art
much later in my life at Ringling School of Art and Design.
Many people ask me if working with the human body as a massage
therapist for many years has helped me with my art, and my
although I'm not aware of it helping, it may have had
something to do with loving to paint women and children.
ocean fascinates me as well as the sky, forever changing. I
was told to paint from the heart and that is easy for me to
do. I hope others enjoy my artwork as much as I enjoy