Here's the story

I'm a mixed media artist from Colorado.

I’m in love with painting, the outdoors, and spreading creativity.

I believe in living your truest life, which means doing what your heart needs to do, and using your greatest calling for good, kind of like a super hero.

I am a little rough around the edges, and so are my paintings. I love to let the paint fly and sort out the details later. I don’t believe in being restricted on the canvas. You have to let go to see the magic.

Your history, and the weird stories you have to tell, are what make you who you are. They also inform your art.

I grew up in a lot of Midwestern industrial towns. My dad built coal-fired power plants and my mom is an artist. I spent years working for the US Forest Service – fighting fire, being a wilderness ranger and surveyor, and climbing around the world.

When you take time to make art, it’s a gift to yourself because it’s acknowledging that what your heart wants counts. This is important because the world needs art now more than ever.


Original Mixed Media Paintings

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Online Art Classes

Do you want to learn mixed media painting, or explore new skills to expand your art?

You can do it at home in your pj's, right here, with my online painting classes!

These classes are in video format, and are affordable, uplifting and informative. Each class contains tips and instruction that you can use in your own paintings. Learn new skills – from painting to collage to illustration. There's also FREE tips & tutorials.

See my online Art Classes Here

Freebie: How to Choose the Right Artwork for Your Home + Bonus Budget Tips

Are you thinking about purchasing a piece of artwork for you home, but could use a little guidance? I'll send you my tips for buying what you love, working it into your home decor, and help with getting the right price.

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Freebie: Try a "Bite-Size", online mixed media painting class

Wanna learn more about mixed media painting? Try a free online class – on me! You'll find quickie projects for collage, painting with acrylics, how to combine them and layer... and more!

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Step into my Studio

On painting and the joy of mixed media