Feminine Emergence considers the qualities of strength, serenity, joy, and sass with paint on canvas. Paintings include bodies formed from trees and shadow; Kali, the Goddess of creation and destruction, and a Guardian Spirit or Dryad that is born with a tree and watches over it for as long as the tree lives.


Above and Below

Shadow Portraits has grown out of my afternoon walks. I am armed with my camera and I am exploring self-portraits without self on many and varied surfaces.  As the sun moves into the afternoon sky I am able to document a single moment- experiencing the line, texture, and color in everyday objects and scenes.  These shadow portraits abstract the form to become any woman and sometimes even genderless archetypes.

The Tree Series, below, are images made using photography, paint and natural materials. These studies anthropomorphize the tree in a female form which is both figurative and intimate.