Following graduation from the Herron School of Art of Indiana University, I was an illustrator for design agencies and book publishers for a number of years. Today, my life’s journey is as a fine artist.
The natural world inspires me. Long walks through the hills and fields near my studio home in rural Indiana reveal rich sources for subject matter. The beauty and order I find in environmental surroundings, whether locally or on travel experiences in the USA and Europe, translates to the
Artist Medium: Visual Arts: Drawing Media
The natural world inspires me. The beauty and order I find in my surrounding, weather local or through travel, translates to the underlying abstract structure of my imagery. While my works are primarily representational, they are built upon a firm geometric foundation.
On one hand, many of my art works are mixed media creations – the unified result of the interplay and interaction of the materials. On the other hand, in some works it seems appropriate to use only one medium – oils, acrylics, watercolor or pastels – to best express my ideas.
Herron School of Art Indiana University-graduated
Indiana Artist Club, Inc.
Indiana Plein Air Painters Association
Southside Art League
The Wandering Tuttle Gallery in Bloomington
I have received awards in exhibitions at the Hoosier Salon, Indiana Artist Club Inc., Heritage Arts, IPAPA Paint-outs, the Indiana State Fair and the Southside Art League. These awards range from Best of Show to Merit Awards.