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“Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you are going to get.”

-Forrest Gump

I’m kind of a late bloomer. I didn’t discover painting until I was 33! But I was hooked. Inspired and driven, I’d get up early each day to paint for a few hours before the start of my workday. This demanding schedule was worth the effort. By 1999, I was able to leave my day job, and began to do my art as a full-time business. And thus began the amazing ride…

At 44 I began production of the television series, Give Your Walls Some Soul. It grew from an audience of one station to over 50 stations across the country and over 10 million households, winning numerous awards.

At 46 I published my children’s book Monkey Made of Sockies. From that book came a line of licensed merchandise, the popular Monkey Made of Sockies golf club headcovers that have become a world-wide hit.

Today I’m an award-winning artist, television producer/host and author. My artwork is licensed and sold globally, and I am currently working on my third music CD.

I see art, music, writing, and multimedia as movements in my own unfinished symphony, and I always did like to paint big.

A child once told me that I have The Power of all Giggles! Her kind words made me smile from the inside out! It is my hope that through my creative work, I can share my smiles with you.

I maintain a studio in Coarsegold, CA and I’m a former President of Yosemite Western Artists.


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Contact: P.O. Box 1532, Coarsegold, CA 93614 • 559-580-1021 • • 


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