I moved to Palm Coast from Stony Brook, Long Island, New York in 2000 with
my husband, Peter. I grew up on Long Island and developed a love for nature
and the water. I attended college at Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, and
graduated with a B.A. degree in Landscape Design.
I did drafting for a landscaping firm, but soon
realized I didn't like being tied to a drafting
table and indoors all day. After a while I was
out in the field going to different jobs, and
loved it! I eventually ended up with my own
retail floral business for 16 years. At that
point my husband was retiring and we ended
up in Palm Coast. We had visited Palm Coast
some time ago on a vacation trip to see family
My love for color and nature brought me to art.
I started to take Adlt Ed classes with Bill
Shoemaker, and I have enjoyed colored pencil
I enjoy drawing landscapes; and I enjoy drawing
animals the most. I like the details I can achieve
with the pencils.
draw a little and then be able to walk away
Currently I am working on a sleeping cat
picture. Of course it is an on-going
challenge. I enjoy participating in our local
chapter of CPSA. The sketch groups and
meetings always recharge me. I love the
helpful suggestions I receive from the other
members. I encourage everyone to
participate, and invite others, to our among
friends to be shared.