||Q: What has been your biggest challenge so far?
||Q: You have worked with twenty-plus galleries during your career. Which ones do you consider the best?
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||Q: Would you talk about your use of Mexican and Guatemalan folk art as a convenient way to study formal properties such as color, shape, pattern, composition, etc. in your pastel paintings?
||Q: What is it about soft pastel that you find so intriguing that you use it as your primary fine art medium?
||Q: Can you speak in more detail about how losing your husband, Dr. Bryan C. Jack, on 9/11 affected your artistic practice?