yosemite national park


photo gallery // revisiting yosemite national park
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sequoia national park


photo gallery // revisiting sequoia national park

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kings canyon national park

photo gallery // revisiting kings canyon national park
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death valley national park


photo gallery // first trip to death valley national park

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spring update // wild times

Springtime transition this year was all about slowing down to integrate past, present and future before taking steps on a new path. After spending some sweet time with family, I went on a nostalgic road trip through hundreds of miles of california to wild places both very familiar and unknown.

central america

my camera did not survive the journey through central america so I have very few precious documented memories of my 6 months of traveling through Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, Belize and Mexico. I am writing a memoir to document my memories of this trip and working on a related painting series called the funky jungle.

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current artist statement

Light and color fill the eye of my mind so full each day as I walk outdoors that I am overwhelmed. This perceived abundance is why I must create with what has filled me to excess and is overflowing. The desire to create finds manifestation in many forms, from sowing seeds to mixing oil paints.

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aventuras

biking to the beach

biking to the beach

After an arduous yet delightful season of organic farming, a comforting visit with family and friends, and years of daydreaming, I have now begun my travels throughout Central America.  I have been in Costa Rica for 3 weeks now, literally traveling from a blizzard to a wonderfully mad dry heat I’ve never known. I can’t say too much yet, being halfway out the door to the beach as usual. But from here I plan to travel north seeking art, permaculture, and various forms of tropical bliss. Internet connection may be few and far between, but it is quite possible I’ll be posting as the story unfolds.

ACE // Working in the Wilderness

Land conservation work with American Conservation Experience allowed me to live in the wilderness and work in some of the most beautiful places in California.

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