FAQ

    Questions:
  1. Are all of your paintings from where you live?
  2. Did you attend an art college?
  3. Are your paintings plein air?
  4. Do you have a dedicated space to paint?
  5. Where did you grow up?
  6. Do you teach workshops?
  7. How often do you paint?
  8. What's the hardest part of being an artist for you?

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  1. Are all of your paintings from where you live?
    No, I travel around the country to obtain reference for a great deal of my landscape paintings.
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  3. Did you attend an art college?
    Yes, I majored in illustration at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA and I have a masters degree in Fine Art from Marywood University.
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  5. Are your paintings plein air?
    Most are paintings that I developed in the studio. Occasionally I'll paint plein air to loosen up or get out of a rut.
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  7. Do you have a dedicated space to paint?
    Yes, I have a 600 sq. ft. building that sits about 20 ft. away from my house.
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  9. Where did you grow up?
    Although I was born in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, I grew up in Richmond, Virginia.
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  11. Do you teach workshops?
    Yes, I often teach workshops in Georgia, Ohio, Michigan and Virginia. In 2018 I taught my first workshop abroad in Ireland.
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  13. How often do you paint?
    If I had my choice I'd paint all day everyday but realistically I paint about three to four days out of the week. Weekends are often dedicated to the family.
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  15. What's the hardest part of being an artist for you?
    Gallery openings! All eyes are on you and your work. For me it's somewhat nerve racking to also be on display so to speak.
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