When I was a young girl, I loved to draw, paint and create. In high school I took drawing and oil painting lessons and experimented with pastels. College, majoring in business, marriage, raising a family and a career in real estate put any interest in art on the back burner.
When we retired from our careers in 1987, my husband and I moved to Amelia Island from Chagrin Falls, Ohio. Here I found myself right in the middle of an art community. Artist friends encouraged me to pick up a pencil and draw and soon I tried my hand at watercolor and fell in love.. I have since taken instructions from artists who have held regional and national awards.
I enjoy working with strong colors in an impressionistic manner and now am branching out into acrylic abstract work.
I currently display my art at the Plantation Gallery and the Island Art Association in Fernandina Beach.