Featured in April 2010 Nichols Hills
require extensive therapy if you crawled into the brain of an
abstract artist! Everything gives us inspiration. Iíll see a hue
made by the shimmer of spilled oil, a shadow shape created by
sunlight hitting an object, or a texture that compels me to
investigate. Add in an obsession with color and experimentation
with asymmetrical balance, and youíve got a wide creative streak
which recognizes no boundaries.
Itís amusing and thrilling for me to have been juried into the
Oklahoma City Arts Festival for a number of years, as people
visit my booth and tell me exactly what they think. Their
assessment of abstract art leaves me exhilarated, laughing, or
sometimes wounded! But thatís art for you.
My Oklahoma City studio is flooded with sunlight and there I
have the delicious freedom of immersing myself in the creative
process. Acrylic paint is my medium, and like a mad scientist, I
brew up new colors.
Actually, I do have a life in that my husband and I are the
parents of three grown and married children, and the resulting
nine adorable grandchildren. Iíve written a weekly
humor/travel/social column for FRIDAY, a local newspaper for
over twenty years, and spent years being active in our
My paintings hang in homes, galleries and public buildings
across the country. Hope you enjoy my work, please call if I can