During childhood I amused myself finding endless visual patterns in the small white octagons that tessellated the length and width of our pink bathroom. These tile epiphanies were the start of an interest in art and design, my major at UCLA and a field I have engaged in since, working in graphic design, scientific rendering, painting, and illustration.
My narrative images often combine paint and paper, a process reminiscent of youthful hours making paper dolls and the stories that went with them. These days I design papers and collect bits and pieces of everything, using them with other media in my illustrations.
In addition to making art, it has been a privilege to teach art and develop art curriculum. I live with my husband and sons in the San Francisco Bay area.
Cricket Magazine, San Diego Zoo, San Diego Wild Animal Park, San Diego Museum of Natural History, San Diego Audubon Society, Sunset Publishing
Berkeley Art Center, Cal State University Northridge, Colorado Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Museum of Natural History
Member since 1994
Region: California: San Francisco North and East Bay
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