The decorative arts put food on my table, offer the challenge of collaboration, and allow me time to work on paintings of my own choosing.


Oil Painting

I started painting in oils with the encouragement of local artist, Bob Doney. (He gave me my first set of... [More]

Watercolor Painting

I first studied watercolor in high school with the late Connie Jost. It has intrigued me ever since. I had... [More]


Fresco is probably the oldest form of painting, its history dating to antiquity. It derives its name from the word... [More]

Figure Drawing

I studied Figure Drawing with Lloyd McNeill and Ilya Shevel at Rutgers University. They each had a different approach, Lloyd... [More]