My passion for art and design started with a childhood watercolour paint set. When high school ended, I sold my cherished 72’ Triumph Datona 500 motorcycle to buy a plane ticket. Squeezing all of my belongings into an old army duffle, I flew across the country to study at the Alberta College of Art and Design.

I graduated and started living a double life. By day I was a successful illustrator and graphic designer. At night and on weekends, I continued to pursue my passion to paint.

In 2014, I relocated to the Kootenays with my current motorcycle, a truckload of canvases, paints, brushes, plus my husband and three rambunctious rescue dogs. Now, I spend my days happily exploring winding roads, backcountry trails and lake shores for inspiration. I keep my eyes open for new ways to create images, to capture the essence of a subject. My goal is to stretch out of my comfort zone.

Come visit this site again, as I will continue to post new images as I play with acrylics, oil and watercolour. Embracing imperfection, from which surprises often spring….