I have always been drawn to the creative side of my brain... from calligraphy classes to poetry to drawing and painting courses throughout my school years. As time went on, all of those fun "hobbies" took a back seat to my career. It never dawned on me that I could augment my job with art and truly make a living doing what I loved.
Then, in 2010, I moved back to Portland, OR and decided that I only wanted to furnish my home with local art work. After searching for several months and not finding anything that resonated with me, my cousin Jenn reminded me that I used to paint and why not create my own artwork. And so, the creative being in me resurfaced and I have never looked back.
Initially, I wasn't intending on selling my art, but after several friends approached me asking if they could commission a piece, I decided to put my name out there, and my work in coffee shops, auctions and fairs. Today, I paint for fun, for meditation, and for others who are drawn to my style. Everything I create is unique, free flowing and meaningful to the recipient. Art should make you feel inspired and happy - at least that is my intention.
Many of my paintings listed on this site have sold, but I am always happy to custom create something for you. Use the Contact Page to send me a note and let me know what you are looking for.
In addition to painting, I am an author, personal life coach and organizational change consultant. Please visit my other sites if you are interested in learning more about any of these services.