||Pearls from artists* # 438
||Pearls from artists* # 380
||Q: Your work is unlike anyone else’s. There is such power and boldness in your pastels. What processes are you using to create such poignant and robustly colored work?
||Q: When did your love of indigenous artifacts begin? Where have you traveled to collect these focal points of your works and what have those experiences taught you?
||Q: Do your materials have properties that allow you to maximize what you depict in your work?
||Q: What historical art movement do you most identify with?
||Q: Do you have a mentor?
||Q: You took classes at The Art League School in Alexandria, VA in the late eighties studying intensely with Lisa Semerad and Diane Tesler. How have these experiences impacted on the way you currently produce your artworks? By the way, I sometimes wonder if a certain kind of formal training in artistic disciplines could even stifle a young artist’s creativity. What do you think?
||Q: How long does it take you to complete a pastel-on-sandpaper painting?