My goal is to be original in the way I see and interpret
my ideas. My daily experiences and personal philosophy influence my subject
choices. The contributions of Native American, African, Asian and other
cultures are reflected in my Story Gourds. My years of teaching and love
of children are evident in the many gourds I have created using children
as a theme. I'm constantly studying my surroundings and looking for new
When I retired to pursue my art full time I opened my
studio/gallery for guests. Visitors are welcome by appointment.
I also do 2 dimensional paintings in Oils and Acrylics on canvas and 3D Clay sculptures. Most of my paintings are large 4'x5' works and some are included in the slide show.