Acrylic paintings with texture, bold colors and patterns of fluidity

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Current Shows

For Arts Sake Gallery

Group show of The Hillians  - up through mid July  

9770 Gayton Road, Richmond

Come see “Stave I and Stave II” at crossroads art center at 2016 staples mill road  reception and opening this Friday, May 18 from 6-9.  Show continues unti mid June!

Numerous pieces on display at Expression Self and Art

6231 River Road  |  Richmond, Virginia

Numerous pieces on display at the Broken Tulip in Carytown, a fabulous new restaurant in Richmond.


3129 West Main Street |Richmond, Virginia 


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Why do two colors,one put next to the other, sing?  Can one really explain this?  No. Just as one can never learn how to paint”. Pablo Picasso

Color is what draws me.  As Dale Chihuly stated:  “I never met a color I didn’t like.”  Even though that isn’t completely true for me, I have found that through the process of combining colors, I can create something quite different than either color accomplishes alone.  Including texture in my paintings with a variety of mediums, paints, and brush strokes, draws me want to want touch the completed paintings (and I have found makes others want to do so as well).  I want my paintings to create a feeling of fluidity and texture.  I approach my painting with an idea of a color palette and textured mediums and then they develop in an organic way.  I pull colors and sometimes pour paint and spray while watching the paints puddle and move.  I hope others get a sense of color, play, and dynamism when they see my paintings.