Biography

A lifelong compulsion to create, combined with a genetic rather than academic ability to do so has been a true gift.  As with most artists, I paint or sculpt what I find most beautiful or inspiring. Though I now live in Virginia, I am an Englishwoman. I divide my time between the USA and the UK and welcome customers from both sides of the Atlantic.

I have two abiding passions that have been companions to me for longer than I have memories. Horses were an instant fascination that first struck in Central Park NY in 1971.  As a small child, a mounted policeman asked my parents if I would like to sit on his horse (I really did), but when I was lifted into the saddle I became convinced I would slip down the neck of the grazing chestnut. I screamed to be taken off…such regret I felt for not enjoying that moment….I was from that moment transformed into a girl that had to ride at all costs.

I have early childhood memories of watching my Father work on whatever potential masterpiece he had set on his easel. The compulsion to be creative has surely come from him, passed on through genes and positive encouragement from both my parents. Through every stage of my life, art has been a companion and a way to express what I find most beautiful.

Through my work these two enduring passions converge.

with Rio