By nature, I feel a deep connection to art that seems lost, maybe a bit displaced and unattached to one specific medium. Though, within these themeless creations, lies a beauty – an uncontaminated truth that speaks without words, yet has the ability to stop one dead in her tracks, forcing those fortunate few to reevaluate the meaning of life…how they live or don’t live.
I am a self-taught collage artist currently residing in Carmel, IN. Originally drawn to photography, I have expanded my
Working with collage techniques, I build texture by layering vintage papers, found objects and acrylics. My favorite material to work with is vintage papers. Pages from an old book, vintage sheet music, photographs and other ephemera is the foundation of my art.
Currently I am experimenting with pinhole photography. The pinhole images are produced using cameras that I personally create using recycled materials. I prefer working with instant films, though recently I have been working with medium format and 35mm films.
Small collage on canvas – $50-$125
Medium collage on canvas – $125-$395
Large collage on canvas – $400+
Self-taught mixed media/collage artist.
2008 Mesa Arts Center Holiday Art & Music Festival, Best in Show Mesa, AZ
2008 The Millard Sheets Center for the Arts, Legacy Award Pomona, CA