My art is the intersection of my inner creative spirit and the vast Texas Hill Country skies. I face driving rain, wind, scorching sun and moonlit skies to capture what I am seeing in the moment.
Survival, destruction and renewal are part of everyday life in the Hill Country. They’re part of everyday life as an entrepreneur and artist, as well.
I have had my share of each during my career in the advertising industry, but throughout it all, I never abandoned my passion for painting. In fact, I credit my business acumen to training as an artist and draw most of my inspiration from another passion of mine: our family’s Texas Longhorn ranch which serves as my studio and a retreat for creative thinking on Double Heart Ranch.
In painting all my landscapes, I start from the top of the canvas and cascade down to the horizon. I pour my heart into each one. When I’m finished, I want observers to experience what it’s like to take in the magnificence of Double Heart Ranch.
As an advocate for the arts, I am a proud board member of the Texas Cultural Trust, a member of Texas Women for the Arts and on the College of Fine Arts Advisory Council at The University of Texas, where I earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Studio Art.