portrait artist/illustrator/designer/concept artist
To touch hearts and imaginations by creating vibrant,
colorful art, without need for words or explanations.
Starting at age seven, I never wanted to draw anything but faces. I guess I was trying to impress my talented
Father, who was a very accomplished fine painter and commercial artist by trade.
After years of sketching practice, observational studies, and my Dad's mentoring; detailed realism became
my natural style. Over the past twenty-five years, I've enjoyed working as a freelance artist; although it feels
more like fun than work.
My portfolio displays a wide range of art and products including: life-like portraits, fine art, simple line art, illustrations
for character development, writing and illustrating children's books. Including writing lyrics that produced a
12-song music CD for children ages 2 - 8. Also, my business background includes vast experience with product
I always take pride in creating my assigned projects with the highest standards, and delivering my best work on schedule.
My husband and I have four adult children, seven grandchildren, and have enjoyed living in southern California most of
our lives. In my free time I can be found in my kitchen, covered with maple syrup; making stacks of pancakes for our