After spending most of my adult life and art career in the Washington DC area I now find myself in the beautiful coastal city of Savannah, GA. After years of teaching studio art classes while also maintaining an art practice I now have this time to focus on my research, exhibit and make art! Moving back and forth between printmaking and painting allows me to find the best medium to express an idea or a feeling. Each craft informs the other. For me painting is more spontaneous, while the making of a plate or the building up of layers while printing requires a little more forethought. My chosen mode of printmaking using collagraph plates facilitates painterly marks. I paint directly on the plexi plates using a mixture of carborundum and gel medium. The gestural mark-making on the plate results in more rhythmic and spontaneous imagery for printing. I have converted my studio over completely from oil-based inks to Akua soy-based water soluble inks. Speedball has acquired Akua Inks and has chosen me as Southeastern demonstrator for Akua. Watch for upcoming workshops in my NEWS.
I continue to work with a number of different paints, media, drawing implements and materials focusing on gestural imagery on canvas, panel and paper.
Come see my work at Kobo Gallery in Savannah Georgia, www.kobogallery.com or make an appointment to see my Skidaway Island studio and available works. I am always ready to discuss your collecting needs and I am also available to work on commission. Home/studio 921.777.7927, or call my mobile 301.801.9965.