My current body of work is a series of paintings and drawings of circus and carnival performers in which their acts are seen as metaphors for our own everyday thoughts and feelings. A set of conjoined twins represents inner duality… a stilt-walker illustrates how we all try to walk a little taller, and so on. [...]
Paintings from 2013. This year I won the commission to create a work of public art to be installed at Milwaukee Ballet, which was unveiled in October 2013. The paintings are oil on canvas, 68″ x 68″ each. The title of the series is “The Muses.” Each painting represents a muse from Greek mythology, represented by [...]
Motherhood brought with it a fascination for children as figure subjects. I painted a large number of children’s portraits from 2006-2011 featuring both my own children and commissions from others for theirs.
In 2010, I wrote and illustrated “Astrojammies,” one of the first interactive storybook apps for iPad. The next year, it came out as a hardcover picture book by Little Bahalia Publishing. In 2012, I illustrated Ellie Alldredge-Bell’s book “Sitting on a Zinnia,” by Little Creek Press. I’m currently working on another book for Little Bahalia [...]
Each summer I do large-scale chalk art, also known as “street painting,” at a variety of festivals and events nationwide. I’m also a frequent performer at the Bristol Renaissance Faire here in Wisconsin.
Assorted illustration samples in a variety of styles. Includes “Circus Series” created for the Directory of Illustration, 2013.