Figurative Paintings

Most of these works are in series; self-portraits, Women of the Sudan, and the others...I'm endlessly inspired by the spirit and heart of women all over the world!

Self Portraits as Female Archetypes
Women of the Sudan-inspired by Doctors without Borders
SCUBA Inspired Deep Psyche

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Touching Joy

These images are inspired by photos shot by divers, and by the deep effect of emotions on my psyche. These emotions float under the surface like large creatures, some menacing, some joyful. Pastel, 36x48, 2013