Baton Rouge Riverfront, 11 x 14″ Oil on Panel, $200 I began this painting on location at the Baton Rouge Riverfront for an exhibition celebrating Two Hundred Years of the […]
I have been making art since I was two years old coloring on the walls of my parents’ apartment. Since that time I have tried many media, experimented with different styles, and created some pieces that hopefully brought joy to those who own them.
I was reared in North Mississippi but have spent well over half my life in Louisiana. It’s home now. I graduated with a BFA from Mississippi University for Women and have a MEd from LSU. For the past thirty-five years I have taught art in public schools, the past ten as a teacher of visually talented students. I work in different media and depict a variety of subject matter. I have had the privilege of studying with many artists and friends and never cease to enjoy the thrill of learning something new.
Nature’s design is constant, yet fleeting, and when creating a piece of art I capture its perfection so that I possess it.
Recently, the studio where I have space had an open house. The front gallery was filled with artwork by all of the members, and in the studio spaces each artist […]
For years I wanted to participate in a plein air event, you know, when artists get together and paint a certain place over a couple of days, compete against each […]
For much of my art education and career, I thought I knew enough and all I really needed to do was practice. Which may explain why my years working on […]
What is a 5000 square foot warehouse with nine families/vendors selling previously used merchandise for two days called? A Gargantuan Garage/Warehouse Sale, of course. And in my case, I am […]
White Peonies, 12″ x 9″ Oil on Panel, $155 PayPal and Shopping Cart Settings
My first experience with watercolor was like that of many other students, using the Prang eight pan box with a brush that dropped hairs on 20 lb paper taken out […]
12″ x 12″ Oil on Panel, $200 PayPal and Shopping Cart Settings
When I mentioned I planned to retire at the end of the school year, a lot of people said, “Congratulations! What are you going to do?” “Not wake up at […]