|Location||Arlington, Virginia, United States|
|Introduction||I am a fine artist who works "en plein air" in pastel and oil. I am a signature member of the Pastel Society of America and the Maryland Pastel Society. Additionally, I'm an elected member of the Washington Society of Landscape Painters and member of the Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters, Audubon Artists, Allied Artists, and more.|
|Interests||Art, Plein Air, Pastels, Oil, Music, Museums, Reading, Hiking, Traveling, Painting, Drawing, Computers, Art Openings, cooking, coffee|
|Favorite Movies||For me, movies are a form of escapism and I don't usually rank them by favorite.|
|Favorite Music||Cecilia Bartoli, Opera, Classical, LeAnn Rimes, P!nk, José Cura, Górecki, Pärt, Liszt, Ella Fitzgerald, Elton John, Jessye Norman, Sugarland|
|Favorite Books||The Undressed Art: Why We Draw, Strapless, Wuthering Heights, Capturing Light & Color with Pastel, Hermann Hesse, Three Cups of Tea, Lonesome Dove|
Which is more important to you and why: flexibility or expandability?
Flexibility allows one to more easily adapt to changes and drop old baggage rather than expand with every new experience.