International Award-Winning Master Artist
Certified Professional Photographer
A lifelong rider, I grew up loving all animals. If childhood holds the blueprint for one's destiny in life, then it was obvious what I would grow up to be. I loved animals from the very beginning, playing with my stuffed animals and plastic horses way more than with my dolls! And at the very young age of 4, I was already drawing pictures of horses and dogs on whatever media I could find, including seashells, and selling them to a kindly neighbor woman down the street for a nickel or a glass of milk with a cookie or two.
I settled into the profession of Graphic Design early on in my life, going to school in California and spending my spare time purusing typography and graphic design annuals, hungry for inspiration! I worked my way up, starting in production and quickly moving into design. Now I am like "one-stop shopping," incorporating production techniques, design expertise, photography, and digital imaging for all genres of design.
A dual career unfolded for me as my love for photography and animals evolved into a second career photographing horses and pets. Always looking for artistic ways to work with my photographs, before long this path morphed into one of creating artistic paintings – timeless, heirloom-quality wall art of people's beloved horses, pets, and families. Because my heart is so into this, excellence, after many years of training and hard work, moved me into the upper echelons of digital artists. I've won many international awards for my work, including the coveted Canon Par Excellence Award in the Artist Division.
I believe my two careers are not exclusive of one another, but rather, one supports and enhances the other. My trained eye for design benefits my composition and color choices, lighting, and background settings for my paintings. And my painting artistry in turn opens up new avenues for technical and creative expression in my graphic design projects.
Whether you are looking for a portrait of your horse, pet, or family, or a graphic design for a new business project, my passion is to create for you beautiful imagery that captures the essence you are looking for, is timeless, and that you will love and treasure!
I have tried to create very simple and reasonably priced options for you to have that special painting, or to produce your graphic design project. Please call or email me, and we can talk about the process and costs to make this happen.
I so look forward to hearing from you!
All my Best--