The artist works in a style of illuminated realism; that is, the image you retain in your memory or informed by emotion. She enjoys using layering techniques and enough detail to give her work a solid feel. Color and the play of light are important to her vision.
This bowl and pitcher by the window at an old plantation house appeared to be waiting forever for the former occupants. I was struck by the blue standing out in the sunbleached room. Won Best in Show at Wallowa Valley Festival of Arts.