I am a self-taught pastel artist who fell in love with drawing the moment I picked up that first crayon. I am passionate about both art and animals. Dogs, cats and nature have always been an integral part of my life and my artwork. I draw realistic animals in all types of natural backgrounds, some real, & some touching on the surreal. My goal is to capture the dog or cats face, character and emotion, while giving the viewer a tiny glimpse of the animals' perspective through my paintings.
I enjoy painting all types of dogs & cats from the champion purebred to the mixed breed I meet at the dog park. Every dog or cats' face has its own story to tell.
My paintings have been featured on "The Today Show" with Kathy Lee & Hoda, presented by Lauren Sydney, as well as sold across the United States, Europe, and as far as Australia.
I currently live in Bradenton, Florida with my family which includes our 2 dogs, a pug named Jesse, and a beagle/coonhound mix named Copper, and a black & white cat named Meisha.