2021 / WELCOME TO MY WORLD
I currently live in North Carolina, United States as a father, husband, son, brother, teacher, coach...and (oh yea) Artist!
I grew up in New England surrounded by creativity in my parents. My father
was almost always painting with whatever free time he had. I admired what he
did. For him, art was a hobby and an interest that he shared with myself and
many of my 5 siblings. I am also lucky enough to have a mother who is equally
as creative. Her creativity blossomed, literally and figuratively, in the
garden. That influenced me as well.
took both of these passions and followed my love of precision and the aesthetic
with me to college and studied Landscape Architecture. It was in this
discipline and career that I thought I could combine my love of art and the
In 2006, I was introduced to fine art by my father and started my collections of works in acrylic, pastel, and mixed media.
self-taught, I studied techniques, styles and color theory from Master Artists
of all genres. I believe the beauty of a painting is in its creative
thought, effort/technique and the viewer’s experience. This belief is evident
in my artwork that displays creative visual movement, strong compositions and
unique color schemes. I have been teaching, demonstrating and exhibiting
nationally and internationally, successfully conveying the Strategy of Design
for a Painting. I've had the honor of being featured in Pratique des Arts Magazine, Pastel Journal,
Artist Magazine, Horticulture Magazine and The 2010 Best of Worldwide Landscape
National Arts Club, NY, NY
Salmagundi Club NY, NY
Ming Gallery of Art in Suzhou, China
Zhuhai Cultural Center in Zhuhai, China
International Association of
Pastels Societies -Master Circle Pastelist
of America, NY -Signature Member
Connecticut Pastel Society, CT -Signature Member
Degas Pastel Society, LA -Signature Member
Bev’s Fine Art Gallery Raleigh, NC
Sweetwaters Gallery Fort Mill, SC
*Complete list of Credentials
My art business has been designated as a "Trusted Art Seller" with The Art Storefronts Organization, which means you can shop with confidence, and know that I stand behind the quality and value of my products.