My affection for color grew bolder when I dared to call myself an artist.  I especially enjoy that art can be messy and I am not afraid to get in the face of a painting.  I'll often use my painted fingertips, sometimes alternating with a brush.  


For me, making contact with the paper/canvas allows for a more detailed touch. My inspiration relies heavily on all forms of the arts; from theater, to a song's lyrics, to the decorated rooftops which once graced 5 pointz.


Emotionally driven Frida Kahlo is my artistic hero.  Her work revealed itself to be immensely  personal while her use of dramatic color to tell a story is a nurturing influence.