I grew up in the beauty of oak trees and yuccas in southern California’s chaparral. From the time I was a little kid, I drew and painted and made things every day. By High School, which had a fabulous art department, the format was such that I was able to take 8 art classes my senior year.
The year after high school I spent studying with painters Ed Seagaitz and Jo Mahoney in Claremont, Calif. I then moved north and put myself through Calif. College of Arts and Crafts making one-of-a-kind