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My mixed media paintings portray declarations of love, intimacy and uncertainty that exist in relationships.

The complexity of women’s vulnerability, exploitation and questions of self-worth are represented in the works created in 2019.   The nude figures depict feeling defenseless as well as desired and loved.

As a collector of ephemera, found objects with personal context find a place in my paintings.  Images I photographed in Italy of doors, windows and locks reflect the complex open and closed emotions in relationships. The art I create reflects my journey.

The collages of Romare Bearden and Deborah Roberts are a source of inspiration to me.

I studied art at the State University of New Paltz, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Art Education.  Raised in Hartsdale, New York, I lived in NYC for 20 years prior to raising my family in Richmond, Virginia.

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2019

 

Gallery Edit, "Waiting" 2019: Group show  2019, "Longing" and "Unrequited Love"

radius 250,Juror Eric Walton, Artspace, 2019 , "Eyes Wide and Deep"– Richmond, VA

Weinstein JCC ,"To Call You My Own", "Walking Man", June 2019 Richmond, VA 

Mobelux, Art Design Style, Sept.2019, Richmond, VA

Art Design Style, Nov. 2019, Richmond, VA