I'm an American born and raised in Virginia, but now living with my husband and two young boys in the English countryside. I have always felt comfortable with a pencil or paintbrush in hand, and took as many art classes as possible in high school and at university. Over the years, I have realized more and more that I need to create. It allows me to breathe and express myself more than anything else.
My painting style has been heavily influenced by my love for the work of both romantic and early impressionist painters; Constable, Homer, Corot, Turner, Monet, and Childe Hassam especially.
Since moving to the UK 2.5 years ago, I have been endlessly inspired by the landscapes of this incredible island. I draw most of my inspiration from nature, especially from our travels here and on the European mainland. Mountains, water, woods, and big skies are where I feel most at home. I believe the beauty of nature should be brought inside our homes- to breathe life, peace, and glory into our everyday lives.