The garden theme is the basis of my work, the combination of natural chaos and order imposed on nature, and the effect of changing seasons when the cycle of creation and destruction is evident in plant life.
My work for the past 30 years has been on one theme called “roots” which
is abo ... Читать полностью >ut the garden, plants, flowers, women, the physical work involved in
gardening and a combination of these. In addition to being an oil painter,
I am a cement sculptor and the theme of the garden and the “root” series
translates well into this medium.
The idea that we are not separate from our
environment, but become what we make it (to choose to control or not to),
appeals to me on many different levels. My more recent work has moved into the realm of abstraction, combining a somewhat new palette with loosely formed floral shapes and sharper contrasts of value and color.
2004 to May 2006
Sage College of Albany. Albany, New York. Associates Degree Interior Design. ... Читать полностью > Phi Theta Kappa. International honor society for two year study. Member ASID (American Society of Interior Designers).
State University of Albany. Albany, New York.
DA (Doctor of Arts)
Earned credits toward a degree in graduate program. Equivalent to a Masters’ degree in Fine Art.
State University of Albany. Plattsburgh, New York
Bachelor of Arts, Art History, minor in business
Graduating senior scholar
I have been a professional artist since 1991 and have been exhibiting since then.