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Photo credit: Garrett Gibbons

About                                   

                                    I was born and raised in Utah, U.S.A. I always loved to draw and paint and was encouraged by my parents. However, it wasn't until I started college that I found a passion for creating art. I finished a BFA in Illustration at Brigham Young University. I studied both Illustration at Syracuse University and Painting at UNCGreensboro. I have lived in many places, both in the U.S. and abroad and I feel like my experiences have deepened and informed what and how I create. I have enjoyed teaching art both to children and on the college level. I do commissioned portraiture, as well as illustration. I recently moved back to the U.S. and live near my favorite mountains with my husband and six amazing children.

 

Exhibitions include:

2016 Zion Art Society Show, Utah
2016 Springville Spring Salon, Utah
2014 Royal Institute of Oil Painters (ROI) Annual Show, Winsor&Newton Young Artist Award, London
2014 Royal Institute of Oil Painters Annual Show, Phyllis Roberts Award Winner, London
2014 Royal Portrait Society Annual Show, London
2013 Winner, Art Evening at ROI Annual Exhibition, London
2012 BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London
2012 You Be the Judge juried competition, online
2006 Women of Faith Exhibit, Washington D.C.
2004 "Favorite Flix" New York Society of Illustrators travelling show