My life as an artist began before I can
even remember. Raised in Des Moines, Iowa to artist parents, I learned at a young age that making art was not a part time job, but a way of life...
These images are expressed through an Intaglio Printmaking Technique called Mezzotint. My process begins with creating a rough surface across a copper plate. Using drawing tools (burnishers & scrapers), the plate is hand carved to reveal a particular image...
This scene was just beyond our alfresco table, enjoying dinner with good friends in Puerto Rico. I captured many photos of the ever changing sky.
The beach called us each day, morning and evening. The water so clear and blue, the sky equally stunning.
We viewed the most amazing sunsets while on this island. Night after night they became our entertainment; the colors vivid and alive.
On one of our many visits to the North Shore the sky was peaceful, in beautiful shades of pink and blue. I walked along the lake with my sisters in search of the perfect rock.