Welcome to my studio.

Before making my home in a rural west-coast community, I did some traveling. I rode the great American highways, from the high Arizona desert, across the dry plains of Texas, through humid Louisiana bayous and the rain-swollen Mississippi delta, to the calm turquoise waters of the southeast Atlantic ocean.

Winding two-lane roads of the Italian Apennines brought me to 13th-Century hill towns, gracious people, and the best cuisine on earth. I toured Tuscany, with its luxuriant vineyards and olive groves, then returned home to the bright yellow mustard blossoms of California's Napa Valley.

And everywhere I go, there are always cats! Cats are frequently the subjects of my paintings and prints. They are portraits, capturing the spirit in time and place; a reflection of my personal journey.