I was born and raised in Northern California where I
received my early art training from the University of California at
Berkeley. Following a desire to become a realist painter, I studied with
Ann Schuler for 5 years at the Schuler School of Fine Art in Baltimore,
MD. There I learned a painting process developed by Jacque Maroger that
is based on the techniques of the Old Masters. It includes making black
oil, mastic varnish, maroger medium and preparing linen canvas with
white lead. Each of these techniques lends the finished painting a
remarkable surface and durable quality.
I have exhibited for over 10 years in the Baltimore -
Washington area and my paintings are found in many private collections.
My work can be found at Foxhall Gallery in Washington, D.C. I welcome
I am blessed with my wonderful husband, Walker, who not
only helps with framing and making black oil, but also gives me good
critiques and moral support. We live together in Annapolis with our
terriers Annie and Jill.
2002: Certificate from the Schuler School of Fine Arts in Baltimore
1983 - 1997: studied at the Corcoran School of Art’s Open Program.
1972: B.A. in fine arts from the University of California at Berkeley.