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AFTER WORKING AT A MAJOR HOME FURNISHINGS COMPANY IN PRODUCT DESIGN FOR THE LAST 12 YEARS, I WAS REALLY ITCHING FOR CREATIVE FREEDOM AND TO FIND A WAY TO INFUSE MORE OF MY PASSIONS INTO THE DAY-TO-DAY. I WAS ONE OF THOSE PEOPLE WHO FELT EXTREMELY GUILTY FOR IGNORING MY PASSIONS WHILE WORKING AWAY AT SOMEONE ELSE'S DREAM.

MARTHA GRAHAM SAID, "THERE IS ONLY ONE OF YOU IN ALL TIME, THIS EXPRESSION IS UNIQUE. AND IF YOU BLOCK IT, IT WILL NEVER EXIST THROUGH ANY OTHER MEDIUM AND IT WILL BE LOST."

THAT UNIQUE EXPRESSION FOR ME IS MY ARTWORK. IT'S INFLUENCED BY MY GLOBAL TRAVEL AND LOVE OF NATURE. I BASE MY PIECES IN TEXTILES WITH STRONG GRAPHIC PATTERNS...SILK VELVET IKATS FROM TURKEY, INDIGO SHIBORI MUDCLOTHS FROM TUNISIA...I THEN ENHANCE THEM WITH ADDED NATURAL CURIOSITIES...BABY ABALONE SHELLS FROM INDONESIA, MINI COWRIE SHELLS FROM INDIA, ROOSTER COCQUE FEATHERS FROM NORTH CAROLINA... AND THEN FINISH EACH UNDER CLEAR ACRYLIC SHEETING. THE RESULT IS UNIQUE MIXED MEDIA ARTWORK - A CULMINATION OF A KEEN EYE FOR PATTERN AND COLOR, AND A RESPECT OF MOTHER NATURE’S INNATE SYMMETRY.

ART COMMISSIONS ARE WELCOME. LET ME WORK WITH YOUR SPACE AND COLOR PALETTE TO CREATE A CUSTOMIZED, ONE OF A KIND PIECE FOR YOU.