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about

My story.

 “Voodoo Triangles” done on a rectangular canvas. Much of my art is versatile with aspect. Contact me if you are interested in this one or another. We can work together.

“Voodoo Triangles” done on a rectangular canvas. Much of my art is versatile with aspect. Contact me if you are interested in this one or another. We can work together.

My art adventure began in June 2017 after a relapse from Multiple Sclerosis.  This relapse seemed to affect eyes and cognition and rewired something in my brain that invoked artistic ability.   The rewiring happened quickly and dramatically, like a lightening strike. Something changed, I noticed a loss in short-term memory and an increase in a capability to understand colors and space - translating into art.   This phenomenon is known to some as acquired savant syndrome. I translate my experience and perceptions into the eclectic and sometimes modern or kitschy style that you see throughout my art. My style is “consistently inconsistent” - it’s modern, kitschy, & mind-bendingly beautiful at times. The process of creation feels perfectly intuitive. Most pieces I create take shape on their own and feel instinctual - the effort seems oddly natural and seems to happen fluidly. No force is necessary. Somewhere deep within the artist lives and makes her way out through bytes and pixels. Most of the time I have no idea where the inspiration or ability comes from. I know it lives outside of me.

I’ve discovered that art has become the ultimate benefactor for me and that it’s gifts and lessons are bottomless. In it’s purest form, it is a tiny glimpse into the breadth and depth of God expressed through my mere mortal hands. It’s that thing I can’t explain - like the Golfer’s hole-in-one. That elusive gift that when it arrives, tastes like pure bliss.

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I work through the challenges of MS and Keratoconus which both effect my vision. I’ll enjoy the creation of art as long as I can and work through the same challenges that brought me here.

I’m retired because of MS and creating art is a full time endeavor for me. It’s what consumes me now instead of the disease of Multiple Sclerosis. I’m just learning my way around and having a blast in the process.

 My signature glasses - tinted in blue. I see the world often through my blue glasses.

My signature glasses - tinted in blue. I see the world often through my blue glasses.

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Juried Exhibitions:

June 2018 - “Technicolor Kiss" - "Florida’s Finest" Art Center Sarasota, Sarasota, FL.

Mar. 2018 - "Arabian Nights" - "REAL - NOT REAL" Art Center Sarasota, Sarasota, FL.

Dec. 2017 - "Blocked" Diptych - "New and Now" - Art Center Sarasota, Sarasota, FL.

 My new red dot “penny”.

My new red dot “penny”.