A native of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, I am a self-taught artist with a great attention to nature, structures and fine details. Living on the Gulf Coast my whole life I have always loved to paint nostalgic art pieces of historic & local landmarks from our area. I also love creating artwork of historic & modern ships, planes and cars, abstract art, festival posters and many other creative projects. I love the Gulf Coast and I reflect the great artistic creativity of this area in everything I do.
I love challenging myself and pushing myself to create artwork with lots of creativity and detail. I feel I have this pure need inside me to create and express myself in everything I do. I have always believed “If you don’t use the talents that God has given you, you’re denying yourself freedom and not living your life at all.” I am a completely self-taught artist and I have fine-tuned my style over 40 years to create artwork that has a unique dimension to it using my drawing & painting experience combined with my drafting & design skills.
I put my heart, soul & everything I have into my art for me and others to enjoy and share. My greatest dream of all is to someday get an art scholarship to an art college and go to work as an artist / imagineer at Walt Disney Studios, Pixar Animation Studios, DreamWorks or Industrial Light & Magic | VFX and Animation Studio creating artwork and putting smiles on children of all ages young and old.
For now I create artwork that sparks the imagination, rekindles lost dreams & rivets them to memories in the past and artwork that rivals the many great artists from area. My artwork can be seen on art prints, local festival posters, historical art posters, Christmas ornaments, school mural, published book, children’s book and many pieces of commissioned art by local businesses and customers all over our Gulf Coast. Over the years I have won numerous Regional, State and Local Art Awards, Honors & Certificates
Awards – (8) 1985-1993 St. Martin Middle & High School Art Awards and Certificates (1) 1993 Scholastic Regional Gold Key of Merit in Drawing (Artwork sent to New York for exhibit at New York Museum) (2) 1993 &1994 Fifth Congressional Art Awards in Drawing (1) 1993 Certificate of Appreciation by Jackson Co. Board of Supervisors for Ocean Springs Beach Restoration Project art renderings (2) 1993 Edgewater Mall Art Competition Awards in Drawing 1st and 2nd place (1) 1993 Walter Anderson Museum of Art Award 1st place in Drawing (1) 1994 Beta Sigma Phi Art Award in Drawing 1st place
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