My background as a professional medical illustrator has always influenced my interest in portraiture and figurative painting. In recent years, I have also been working on plein aire and studio landscapes.
I am both a professionally trained medical illustrator and a studio-trained fine artist and have won awards in both areas of art. My undergraduate degree is in painting and printmaking. I then studied medical illustration at University of California, San Francisco Medical Center. I’ve spent over 40 years in the profession and still enjoy it.
After relocating from the San Francisco Bay Area to Atlanta, I made a more serious return to returned to painting. After years of rendering “red for arteries and blue for veins”,
I thoroughly enjoy having a full palette of color available to me, to paint as I please.