|Q: What makes you drawn to face masks?
|Q: In the “Bolivianos” series you are exclusively depict masks. What drew you to them?
|Q: Please speak a little about the history of pastel.
|Q: Would you say there is a unifying quality to all of the work you have produced in the last thirty years?
|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: How did you prepare yourself to change careers and work as a professional artist?
|Q: How do you feel about accepting commissions?
|Q: What is it about soft pastel that you find so intriguing that you use it as your primary fine art medium?