How to Commission a Work of Art
Commissioned art work is a common way for artists to make money by creating paintings. In a commissioned painting the patron or...
I grew up in Naples, Florida in the 70’s. As a kid, on afternoons or weekend I would be swimming hundreds of laps at the YMCA pool or body surfing and searching for shells at the beach. My work as an artist is inspired by those early days when we grew crispy in the sun and smelled of chlorine and salt into the balmy evenings. My art comes from these memories, textures, smells and tastes.
I love to combine mediums to create a layering and a textural history to the work. Often, images of birds, swimmers or divers, and tropical plants or florals appear within the many layers of my paintings that convey my ideas.