Size: 14"W x 11"H x 0.75"D
Year Created: 2018
I live in San Diego, California - about 10 miles from the beach. However I don't always get the chance to visit our lovely beaches. I created this painting while standing on the cliffs above La Jolla Cove. It was a particularly chilly morning but oh-so-refreshing. Even more special was that I visited (and painted) just a few days after Christmas. It was the perfect way to unwind after all the holiday festivities. If you haven't visited your local beach in a while - regardless of the weather - GO!
Most of us are captivated by beautiful imagery in our daily life: a vibrant sunset, a beautiful piece of architecture, a garden. And yet, with our busy lives, we don’t always have time to enjoy what we already have in our surroundings. I am an artist living in San Diego, painting for over 20 years. My daytime profession is in healthcare, but my artful spirit calls me to create on a regular basis. I began experimenting with oil paints as a young teen. In college I continued my endeavors with various media, and accomplished the equivalent of a Minor of Art in college. After college I pursued a graduate degree in psychology, yet still I continued painting. I have apprenticed under Tetrachromat Artist Concetta Antico in San Diego. Through her instruction, I became the oil painter and artist I am today. In spite of my day job in healthcare, I am regularly compelled to paint and share meaningful images with others in my own colorful and playful style.