and raised in New York City, I was exposed to a wide variety of artwork
at the local museums and galleries. A major creative outlet in early
years was playing classical piano, which continues to this day.
attending a liberal arts college upstate (Union College, BA degree,
1962), I taught English Literature in secondary schools. I left New
York in 1974, settling in northern California. In 1976 I had the good
fortune to become a member of the Findhorn Community in northern Scotland,
where I had many opportunities for personal growth and transformation.
My inner world and connection with spirit deepened as a result, as
did my relationship with nature.
to California in 1980, I traveled extensively through the Southwest,
and eventually moved to Santa Fe in 1990. The incandescence of the
light and beauty of the land have served to inspire my work.
paint with acrylics on canvas in a style best described as abstract
expressionism, in the spirit of Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko and Willem
de Kooning, drawing upon personal experiences and the natural world.
In my work I explore the edges of awareness, where the conscious and
the unconscious intertwine, through the play of color and form. My
interest is in the power of art to uplift, inspire, nurture, and transform.