I’ve been working as an artist for more than 30 years. My various media have included watercolor and water-media which I exhibited in numerous shows, including the New England Watercolor Society, the Colorado Watercolor Society, and the Ohio Watercolor Society, where I was awarded the Buckeye Gold Medal Award in 1991; Installation, including a collaborative piece on the subject of the Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas hearings entitled “Wrapping It Up,” for which I was awarded an Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship in 1992; and, more recently, encaustic and cold wax paintings which I’ve exhibited in solo shows at StillPoint Gallery in Cleveland in 2013, 2015 and 2018 and in juried shows in Sanibel, Florida in 2017 and 2018. 

My early work grew out of my formative years in New England, where I grew up close to the ocean and, although it has almost always been abstract, for years my work was based primarily on the rocks and water of my youth.

During the past twenty years I’ve been able to do extensive traveling, and it has enhanced my earlier awareness of the passage of time, that had intrigued me in studying rocks along the seashore. I began searching for a way to express what I was seeing and learning Encaustic, the process of painting with wax, readily lent itself to the representation of time as I’d seen it in the ruins of Chaco Canyon and Pompeii, the well worn streets of Paris and Rome, aqueducts in France and Spain, and buildings in Hanoi and Beijing, because it can be layered and scratched and scraped in ways that time itself works on life. 

We now live through perilous times, and as I’m reminded of the strength and resilience of our world, it reassures me that, as I’ve had the opportunity to see, time is not limited to now.


2026 Murray Hill Road #110

Little Italy

Cleveland, OH 44106