About Me

Landscape Artist – Outdoor Painter

I live in Alexandria, Virginia, along the Potomac River which flows into the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. I grew up along the Pacific Ocean, in La Jolla, California and began painting at an early age. I feel the most free when I paint outdoors. Beaches, cities, mountains, farms, rivers, deserts, docks are all part of a landscape that inspires me.


Oil Painter   

When I paint I connect with changing light, the color of the landscape, and movement. I focus on abstract shapes and forms creating a whole. The fluidity of oil paint is well-suited to my personality. I enjoy applying it thickly, moving it around as a form of my expression.  


Professional Artist

colorphotoI compete in numerous juried shows and plein air painting competitions. In doing so, I have received many honors and awards. My work is found in private and public collections in the United States, France, and England.

I have been a featured artist in Plein Air Magazine, Washington, DC’s Hill Rag and am one of the artists of the 100 Plein Air Painters of the Mid-Atlantic.

My membership includes the American Impressionist Society and California Art Club. I have been elected Signature Membership in the American Society of Marine Artists. I am juried into the Oil Painters of America, the Salmagundi Club, and the Washington Society of Landscape Painters.  I am an Artist Member of Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters Association and an Elected Artist Member in the American Artists Professional League, New York, NY.

To learn more about me and view my resume click here. 

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