As an artistic storyteller, fascinated by the collective experience, I often play with concepts of self-awareness, evolution and exposure, sensuality, vulnerability, whimsy and emotion. My work exhibits similar narratives, providing windows to my own nature using bold, vibrant colors and abstract figures in moving, vivid environments.
Artist | Photographer | Writer | Creative
An artist from a young age, and utilizing art to survive my college days, I emerged into adulthood putting aside an integral part of my artistic self expression. I began rediscovering my artistic voice in 2008, starting with Creative Soulcare workshops, an ongoing photography blog with my sister, my love of Instagram (personal photography), and the evolving little processes of utilizing art journalism and integrating mixed media into my personal soul care work. Since then, I have been growing a collection that integrates my love of paper, collage, acrylic, ink, pen, adhesives and brilliant metallics.
I have been an artist my whole life, however this journey has started and ended many times. In this moment, Art has kept an eager hand on my shoulder, and a warm breath of encouragement on my creative spirit. My artistic growth threads through my professional journey as a photographer, web developer, graphic artist, and consultant. As I continue to grow I find myself exploring other avenues of expression and play.
Currently working on a Memoir
Working in Mixed Media with acrylic, paper, and found objects
Enjoying the view behind a lens – exploring how the smallest things change with a different view
Educator | Counseling
Over 30 years in Education covering creativity, writing, computer applications, design, and expression. Master in Mental Health Counseling with a specialization in Marriage & Family
Soul Care Facilitator
In my workshops participants have the opportunity to explore the blocks and beliefs that inhibit their creative flow, and reconnect with their creativity. What do you tell yourself about art and being an artist in whatever form? I propose we take a deeper look into what keeps you stuck, and let’s undo the glue! I’ve taught numerous creative soulcare workshops where we explore mini-assignments that encourage artistic connection and awareness, and provide opportunity to expand how you see the world as an creative. Curiosity is all you need.
Upcoming Events CalendarCome join me at these events and locations!
Current & Prior Exhibits
Take the opportunity to visit and talk with nine (9) well-established local artists at six (6) exciting studio locations in Dunedin and Palm Harbor.
Saturday, November 12th, this free event allows you to meet artists from varying disciplines who will talk with you about their creative process, allow you to view work in progress, and enjoy home studio exhibits. They will have reasonably priced, original works from ceramics to jewelry, paintings, photographs, mosaics, collages, and whimsical sculptures, all available.
In 2020, my sister encouraged me to get a blank journal from the Brooklyn Art Library during the pandemic. With a deadline for the following year, I figured I could make that work… and as I rallied a handful of classmates on a paid zoom account to keep us painting, and as we worked through our anxiety, we also worked on our art.