My Artist Statement

“The beauty of art is in the process!” Art for me is always an experience. What starts as an initial idea manifests into something much more than anything I expect. 

You could say I have been a dormant creator for many years. Every once in a while, I would strike gold with something I produced, but nothing kept me steadily focused until the passing of my mother in 2017. Reminiscing through old photos and her belongings inspired me to start painting with intention again. From start to finish, my paintings now blossom like a flower. Most of my subjects are of female portraits and figures, but not limited to just that. Like taking a fine recipe, I always change up the ingredients to my painting, not sticking to just one medium. It’s that process that brings me the most joy, results in my best work, and the most encouragement from others to continue.
 

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