My journey in the arts began with charcoal sketches. I then progressed to painting in oils becoming proficient in watercolor and acrylic mediums. I am a self-taught artist and I have taken my many years of experience as a successful landscape artist, and incorporated that knowledge into my Stained & Fusion Glass pieces. I have been working with glass for over 30 Years. Although I find working with glass technically challenging, it is also very rewarding. What I enjoy most about Fusion Glass is the fact that there are so many avenues to explore and I thoroughly enjoy sharing the passion of my art through teaching others.
My creations are inspired by the beautiful landscapes of Cape Breton.
At present, my creations consist of glass and metals such as copper, aluminum, gold, silver and brass to create beautiful Cape Breton landscapes.
I've been a resident artist at the Kor Gallery located in Kitchener, Ontario.
I have created many corporate and residential works combining fusion and stained glass for example, techniques for front entrance kitchen accents, picture windows, room dividers and wall & window hanging. also, functional pieces like vases, lamps, soap dishes, plates, bowls, tea-light shades.
I would like to thank The Cape Breton Center for Arts and Crafts for all their support and guidance, as well as the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia for representing me in their gallery shop.
I am grateful to my mother for enrolling me into evening oil painting lessons at the age of seven. Since then, art has been an integral part of my life.