The drama of extreme value and color are the foundations of my paintings. An effect of light falling across a subject usually stimulates me to begin. Then, working in soft pastels, oils or acrylics, I try to express that moment.

Soft pastels are my media of choice. Their immediacy of colors entice me. I like the feel of the stick in my hand as well as the array of hues just sitting there waiting to be chosen.

Oils have allowed me to paint small canvases almost daily.

The intensity of acrylics and its quick drying attributes encourage me to experiment playfully with mixed media on a variety of supports.

All of the paintings on this site are available for purchase, except where otherwise noted. Please contact me using the information below to learn more.

Contact the Artist
Email: SISPastel@hotmail.com