"I am a mixed media artist. My primary media are painting on clay, pencil and charcoal drawing
"I believe what makes my approach unique is the ability to push the envelop by throwing myself into new ideas, combined with a keen sense of what sparks the interest of those who view my work."
"I believe that a photo can freeze a moment in time that might otherwise be lost."
"Art and travel are my passions--driven by life’s most basic things such as the variations of colors in the sky, the simple displays of nature in flowers and the diversity of people."
"I’ve witnessed the enjoyment of art created by our grandchildren, as well as some artistic talent emerging among them. It leaves me feeling reassured that art will continue to be an important part of life."