Artist’s Bio

Media: Transparent watercolor painting, and pen and ink drawing.

I live in San Francisco and paint in the San Francisco Bay Area.

I paint and draw en plein air in a spirit of spontaneity, play and celebration. I especially enjoy the camaraderie of painting with a group as we all interpret the world in our own, unique ways. I love the brilliancy of watercolor: light reflects back from the white paper through transparent paint, rather like stained glass.

I like contour drawing with pen and ink because it is so immediate and expressive. Drawing connects my hand directly to the subject matter, revealing aspects my eyes alone would have missed.

Education: BA in Art, Mills College; MA in Education, San Francisco State University

Painted and studied drawing in France, culminating in a one-person-show at the Fondation des États Unis, Cité Universitaire, Paris

Student of Kenneth Potter, American Watercolor Association (AWA)

Plein Air group: East Bay Landscape Painters

Gallery/Group Memberships:
Plein air group: East Bay Landscape Painters
San Francisco Women Artists Gallery
Benicia Plein Air Gallery
California Watercolor Association

Employment: Faculty Emerita at City College of San Francisco, Transitional Studies Department, where I served as instructor, department chairperson, and academic senate officer

Currently a Visitor Services Associate at the San Francisco Botanical Garden, temporarily laid off due to garden closure

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