I am an artist living in Valencia, CA. I received my bachelors and masters in drawing and painting, and am especially interested in painting people and their relationships to one another, as well as the comedy in life. I am very inspired by Norman Rockwell, Magritte, and Elvgren. I try to incorporate the joy and personality of Rockwell, the wit and familiar subjects of Magritte, and all the while make the subjects in the scenes as beautiful as Elvgren's.
I am primarily an oil painter, and my preferred surface is finely woven linen. My favorite work is a bit quirky and can be tied in with cliches and word plays. As far as my style, I try to let the subject matter and mood dictate the style, and so some of my paintings are very tightly rendered and detailed whereas other work is looser and more impressionistic. …Read More