Growing up in Portland, Oregon, I've always been drawn to creating unique visions of story and character through visual art and writing. Venturing into textile design in the early 80's, I imbued classic approaches to fiber and mixed-media with a new aesthetic. Since then, I've melded that early formative experience with more than 30 years of exploring painting, sewing, book design, and illustration. This has evolved into my current body of fine art. Whether working on fabric or paper, I endeavor to convey vibrant energy, ambience, and humor with a unique depth. I hope that you enjoy taking in and experiencing my art as much as I enjoy creating it.