About the Artist
I’ve had a love of art and creating since a small child. I was lucky to have the support and encouragement of my family and opportunities to study and learn various art forms.
I studied art at Assumption High School, (Louisville, Kentucky), Eastern Kentucky University (Richmond, Kentucky), Baker Hunt Foundation (Covington, Kentucky) as well as independent study with Keith Kline (Florence, Kentucky) I spent a year at Kentucky School of Art (Louisville).
I work in oils on large canvases or multi-canvas compositions.
I enjoy the human figure, using a mix of realism and abstraction. I use loose sketchy brush strokes (it has been described as “drawing with paint”). I also enjoy sculpture and mixed media.
I have been working with henna for over 12 years. I started with a book at the library, where all great stories begin.. I am a henna “therapist”, creating opportunities to relax, de-stress, and express individuality, creativity and joy through henna body art. . I provide a way to make a ritual and mark a special moment or transition in life. I sling happiness.
I have attended Mendhi City Retreat in Chicago, Henna Intensive Workshop in California, and Henna Con in California, and continue to find ways to learn and grow.
I provide private sessions by appointment; henna for baby showers and mama blessings; henna crowns for those going through chemo or dealing with alopecia; private parties, corporate and nonprofit events.