||Q; What was the spark that got you started? (Question from Barbara Smith via Facebook)
||Pearls from artists* # 424
||Pearls from artists* # 345
||Pearls from artists* # 137
||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: When you left the Navy you worked on commission as a portrait artist. Why don’t you accept commissions now?
||Q: Was there a defining moment, meeting, or event that convinced you to pursue an artistic life?
||Pearls from artists* # 73
||Q; When did you start pursuing art as a serious profession?