I am a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University with a BFA in Painting and Printmaking and have lived in the pastoral beauty of Highland County for twenty-five years. Sheep are a part of my family’s everyday life and serve as my most current subject not only because of their proximity but because of their universal imagery. They are amusing, peaceful, needy, wandering – so relatable.
I enjoy the process of painting, its struggles. One painting leads to the next with moments that call for reflection on how I arrived to this specific place in the painting. When a painting presents the “push and pull” of old and new ideas; foreground and background, layers competing for attention, I strive to navigate these competing forces, my aim being to neither be stumped nor satisfied. My desire is to build and grow with each work.
Juror's Award, 2019: Radius 250 Artspace
Best in Show, 2018: Taubman Art Show
Honorable Mention, 2017: Bath Art Show
2019 Taubman Museum Art Show
2019 Wine-Riner Galleries
2019 Radius 250 Artspace
2019 Scott Kitt Salon
2019 Bath County Art Show
Warm Springs, VA
2019 Shenandoah Pizza, Solo
Previous: 2018 Bath County Art Show; 2018 Crozet Arts Festival; 2018 Williamsburg Art on the Square; 2018 Taubman Museum Art Show; 2018 Wine-Riner Galleries at Larkin Arts; 2017 Shenandoah Pizza; 2017 Taubman Museum Art Show; 2017 Highland Public Library; 2017 Bath County Art Show
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