I am a self-taught artist in St. Joseph, MO. I work in oil and pastels. My subject matter are urban and rural landscapes, figurative, and portraiture. I teach several plein air workshops throughout the year in the Kansas City area. I am a Co-Founder and Director of the Missouri Valley Impressionist Society (MVIS) and a Marketing Director of the Brush Creek Art Walk---Kansas City's annual plein air painting competition.