years ago, I started working with pastels and
immediately became enthralled with the medium.
The pure pigment of pastel lends itself easily
to ‘mark making’ and a sense of spontaneity.
Working in pastel combines drawing, something
I’ve always done and painting, which was my
course of study.
My current work is representational, but
at times also impressionistic. I enjoy
in everyday life as well as architectural elements.
Inspiration has come from visits to Italy,
Maine, California and the Kansas City
My goal and hope as an artist is to express
to you an appreciation for the beauty and
uniqueness of the commonplace and familiar,
be a historic Italian façade, a rustic
bicycle, a market scene or a pair of weathered