Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, and Glass Beads
What is your background? Do you have a degree or are you self-taught?
I have a Bachelor of Science and a Masters in Art and K-12 Education from Ball State University.
How did your life as an artist first begin?
I was drawing guppies on the wall at 2 years old.
What does your art aim to say to your audience?
Emotion and soul. My subjects are often people and animals, anything with a face.
Who has been your biggest influence?
I decided to be an art teacher just like Mr. Bullock when I was just 6 years old.
How has your practice changed over time?
I am retired and spending more time creating in my studio, finally!
What is your favorite time period of art?
All periods from cave paintings to the 1980s.
Do you have a favorite work of art?
Jamie Wyeth’s paintings of animals.