At a young age, I danced on any platform I could find. Dance was so important to me, I continued it in high school at the School of the Arts. This was the beginning of my creative education. I have flip-flopped between creative and analytical thought throughout my life, ultimately this had a profound affect on my visual arts style.
After my creative high-school education, I earned a "Physical and Health Education" degree in university. I maintained my creativity by taking a photography course.
From university, I entered college and received a post-degree diploma, in "Sport and Event marketing."
After my education, I found my first career job but, I felt the need to travel and further my career. I applied and was accepted for a university internship to Australia. My camera made the trip! When I returned from Australia, the creative bug stirred so, I looked for creative opportunities. I found Photography and later Fine Arts at The Art Gallery of Burlington. Today, I am on the board of the Latow Photographers Guild as well as the Fine Arts Guild at The Art Gallery of Burlington and I am the Arts Burlington representative for the Fine Arts.
Initially, I began to paint to improve my photography but, I fell in love with painting as an individual art. Now, I enjoy both art forms separately and sometimes together. The experience and knowledge of each art translates into an extra way of seeing.
My vision is generally abstract however, when I see nature in this world that is so beautiful I want to photograph it as is. These photographs are found in "The Natural World."
My painting is representational or completely abstract.
Photography and painting together are Mixed media (photo-based.)