have worked with images of California Landscape for over twenty
years in painting, drawing and printmaking. Working with
landscape in art. I combine two things which matter greatly to
me. I spend time outside, being attentive to the wonders of
nature, and then I have time alone in the solitude of my
When I paint, I reconnect with the awe, respect, deep joy and
sense of well being I gain from being outdoors and I'm amazed
that some bits and pieces of this get transferred, magically, to
canvas and paper.
Art invites contemplation, creativity, and discipline to merge
in a form that, when it succeeds, can be framed and hung on a
wall to transport the viewer to that inner and outer place.
Creating art challenges the hand, heart, intellect and the