At the age of 14, I started studying pastels with Guy Bernardo, focusing on portraits and animal studies. On moving to San Francisco, I became captivated by the lovely Victorian homes scattered all over the city. Over the next 25 years, I sketched and painted hundreds of these, selling them first as a street artist and later in my own gallery.
In 2010, I joined the Golden Gate Marin Artists branch of Pen Women and returned to my first love – portraits of humans and animals. Alternating between