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I'm an artist/educator living in Texas. I teach Watercolor at Sam Houston State University, and I do Artist Management for the Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival -- which has been compared to herding cats!

I have an M.F.A. in Painting, and watercolor is my first love. My experience with watercolor extends all the way back to elementary school when Art class was the highlight of every week. These days my favorite subjects come from nature, but I have also painted a long series of older buildings and architectural details.

I also really like drawing with pencil -- you can't get much more basic than that! I enjoy the very direct nature of the medium, and compared with watercolor, control is super easy. My third medium is mixed media. I create collages or cards using a combination of hand-painted papers and vintage ephemera,…

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  • Female
  • Born on April 17
  • Joined December 21, 2009

Favorite materials

watercolor, mixed media collage, and graphite

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  • CynART
    Original watercolors, collages, and cards

About

I'm an artist/educator living in Texas. I teach Watercolor at Sam Houston State University, and I do Artist Management for the Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival -- which has been compared to herding cats!

I have an M.F.A. in Painting, and watercolor is my first love. My experience with watercolor extends all the way back to elementary school when Art class was the highlight of every week. These days my favorite subjects come from nature, but I have also painted a long series of older buildings and architectural details.

I also really like drawing with pencil -- you can't get much more basic than that! I enjoy the very direct nature of the medium, and compared with watercolor, control is super easy. My third medium is mixed media. I create collages or cards using a combination of hand-painted papers and vintage ephemera, especially old photographs and greeting cards.

I am also an antique dealer, and so am constantly on the lookout for cool junque!

Thanks for visiting my shop!

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