inspiration

View works that emotionally connects to what it means to be a human being.

Title:

Emerging

Dimensions: 18″ x 20″

Technique: Acrylic on Canvas

This was the very first painting I did as an adult sometime in 2011. When I was around 4 or 5 years old, I loved doing all different types of art. Painting wasn’t something that I did…

Title:

trust

Dimensions: 36″ x 48″

Technique: Acrylic on Canvas

So much of life is unknown and yet we rely so heavily on having everything planned out. In late 2020 I decided I was going to embrace trust in 2021 and really apply the quote from Mark Twain “So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor.”

Title:

Sunrise

Dimensions: 18″ x 24″

Technique: Acrylic on Canvas

As I “untethered” myself from Arizona for the first time since Feb of 2020, I traveled through Quartzite, AZ en route to California. I was…

Title:

follow

your dreams

Dimensions: 36″ x 48″

Technique: Acrylic on Canvas

As I was embarking on a new adventure in my life, I realized this was another wonderful message that I needed to…

Title:

Explore

Dimensions: 36″ x 48″

Technique: Acrylic on Canvas

Each year, I theme my year and discover a word or phrase that will encapsulate the year. For 2021, I selected: “Explore.” I have a big sense of….

Title:

let go

Dimensions: 36″ x 48″

Technique: Acrylic on Canvas

2020 invited many “new” things in and changed many of the “old” things. Rapid changes needed to be made to align with the changes due to the quarantine….

Title:

I am peace

Dimensions: 24″ x 24″

Technique: Acrylic on Canvas

I began this on Sept 20th by hand painting and pressing each letter to spell PEACE over and over again. I began it to honor International Peace Day that happens every year on September 21st. Did you know…

Title:

CARRY THE “E”

Dimensions: 24″ x 36″

Technique: Mixed Media

I painted this on Election night, November 3rd, 2020. I knew with all of the mail in ballots it was going to take some more time to count and instead of being…

Title:

Inspiration

Lies Within

Dimensions: 18″ x 24″

Technique: Acrylic on Canvas

On Thanksgiving Day, I went for a hike at Papago Park in Phoenix. It was a beautiful morning to get out and hike and I took a book I was reading and as I was approaching…