When I was a child, I saw the world through art and music. In high school, I studied art at Carnegie Mellon University and flute with the incomparable Bernard Goldberg of the Pittsburgh Symphony. At Sarah Lawrence College I continued my flute studies, but my first and only art class was with a teacher that dryly explored the abstract properties of color and composition. By semester’s end I concluded that I had a facile hand but lacked an artist’s mind, and lay down my pencil and brush.
The intervening years were full with music, family, and a rich career in psychology. Then in July 2003, a friend insisted I join a watercolor workshop with Jane Goldman. As soon as I dipped my brush into paint, I knew I had come home. Since that summer, I draw or paint nearly every day, exhibit in juried group and solo shows, and have studied with superb teachers. Prizes include
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