I have lived in Evanston, Illinois for 35 years. For most of that time I hopped on the train to Chicago where I worked as an art/ creative director at various ad agencies. My career exposed me to an inspiring variety of talented artists, illustrators and photographers — yet rarely left time to act on any of these inspirations in my own art outside of work.
When I retired a few years ago, I took the opportunity to build on the foundation of my career long exposure to all that talent. I have since taken up painting with pent up enthusiasm, working in gouache, acrylic and watercolor.
I paint the places I want to spend time in — places I have seen and want to revisit, as well as places that I would like to know more about through the exploration of painting them.
7/2021 New Views, Backlot Coffee , Evanston, IL
10/2020 Fresh from France, Three Crowns Park, Evanston, IL
2/2019 New Gouache Paintings, Three Crowns Park, Evanston, IL
6/2021 Evanston Made Members Show, Evanston Art Center
10/2018 Third Thursday Artists, The Danon Gallery, Evanston, IL
12/2017 Painters of the Italian Landscape Workshop, Art Endeavors, Highland Park, IL
10/2016 Color Explorations, Evanston Art Center