This is a story of a passion for art, initially sparked in youth, submerged by years of college, graduate school, scientific and diplomacy careers, family raising, etc. and finally rekindled. How delightful that a day rarely passes without putting pigment to paper or canvas. Favored subjects include: portrait and figure, landscapes, still life. Media include: pastel, charcoal and other drawing media, watercolor, inks, oils, encaustics, terra cotta or whatever best works best for the subject. Typical of a scientist, I delight in continually exploring or creating new approaches in both technique and subject matter – always looking for that discovery that will uncover a fresh new view. Member: Strathmore Artists, The Art League (of Alexandria VA), Friends of the Yellow Barn (Glen Echo, MD), Capitol Hill Art League (CHAL, Washington, DC), Strathmore Artists (Bethesda, MD), Del Ray Artisans (Del Ray VA), Portrait Society of America, Pastel Society of America (juried assoc member), American Watercolor Society (assoc member), Washington Project for the Arts (WPA) Represented and exhibits in: The Torpedo Factory; Alexandria VA ‘Bin’ Gallery; Strathmore Mansion Store ‘Bins;’ The Yellow Barn; Capitol Hill Art and Frame; Capitol Hill Arts Workshop; The Corner Store Arts Center; McLean Project for the Arts; Corcoran Art School; Del Ray Artisans; Kelly’s Art and Frame; Capitol Arts Network/Washington Gallery of Photography. Works has been selected and exhibited in dozens of juried regional and international competitions.
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