My artwork is made primarily of textiles, threads, dyes, paper, paint, and embellishments. Focusing on color, pattern, and texture, I create representational and abstract designs inspired by Nature.
Autumnal Glow - 31x41
Ancient maple found at the Japanese Gardens in Portland, Oregon. Private collection.
Creek Bed Textures - 27x24
Autumn leaves floating in a creek bed.
Sticks and Stones - 27x24
Simple circles and lines forming a complex shape.
Yosemite - 39x26
My favorite things about Yosemite: granite cliffs and rocks, Merced River, pine trees, and sky.
Ahwahnee - 39x26
Return of the Ahwahnee name to the beautiful hotel in Yosemite Valley, California.
Day Dreaming - 24x24
Day lilies glowing against a background reminiscent of Japanese gold leaf scrolls. Private collection.
Birds Eye View - 25x50
Aspen forest in Hope Valley, California. Private collection.
Last Light - 28x41
Capturing the last light of the day prior to the sun setting behind the mountains.
Super Bloom - 27x41
Occasionally, when rain & sun reach a perfect balance, the Southern Californnia hills create a super bloom covering the hills in poppies & lupines.
Unkindness of Ravens - 42x41
For love of the big smart ravens found in Yosemite National Park, California.
Bird Chatter Revisited - 30x40
Flowers that look like birds squawking at each other. Private collection.
Firefall Kimono - 59x52
Wonderful childhood memories of the original fire fall in Yosemite National Park, where they created a huge bonfire at Glacier Point and then pushed it over the edge to the granite rocks below using a bulldozer.