I love playing with color be it with fabric, wool or paint. I learned how to quilt over twenty years ago and over the years I have completed many quilts and collected quite the fabric palette. In my most recent quilt tops I have been using West African fabrics collected from Côte d’Ivoire/the Ivory Coast.
After becoming an empty nester I started to paint and draw. I took semi-private classes with a wonderful artist, Monsieur Gensin during my time in West Africa. I work primarily in oils and feature bright bold colors. I consider my style quirky representational. I love the texture of oil paints but also paint with acrylics. I have recently started experimenting with watercolors and use them regularly in sketching.
I learned to knit scarves as a child with my British grandmother, Ellen Luke, but relearned again a few years ago in Germany.
I am overjoyed to have joined all the talented artists at LibertyTown and to make art in such a creative environment.