||Start/Finish of “Acolytes,” soft pastel on sandpaper, 38” x 58”
||Q: Do you have any essential words that you live by?
||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 did you happen to have a photograph published in The Wall Street Journal?
||Q: What have you learned about the people of Mexico through your travels, reading, and research?
||Q: How do you select a photograph to use as reference material to make a pastel painting?
||Q: Would you please share a few more of your pastel portraits?
||Pearls from artists* # 41
||Q: When and why did you start working on sandpaper?
||Pearls from artists* # 34