plein air oil paintings that remain true to nature's color tones.
This is accomplished by mixing the three primary colors to create
harmony within my work. My love of plein air painting started
with my rural upbringing in the rolling hills of Wyoming. In
sixth grade, I won a state-wide art contest and never looked
back. After receiving my B.A. in Art, I worked as an architectural
illustrator. In 2002, a trip through Europe inspired me to renew
my passion for oil painting."
education is enhanced by attending numerous week-long plein air
workshops with well-established mentor artists and by studying
classic art books from and about Impressionist masters and early
This knowledge blends with my innate style and flows onto my
canvases to draw observers into my oil paintings. I'm equally
comfortable painting landscapes, seascapes, figures, and architecturally
interesting homes and buildings."
interest lies in painting what inspires me beginning with well-selected
compositions. Because of my philosophy and goal to create original
museum-quality oils paintings, I do not reproduce my work."
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