Bi-monthly, we feature a different artist or group of artists on the Gallery Wall on the 2nd floor of the library. Please contact the Adult Programming Librarian with questions about this program.
What is your connection to Glen Ellyn?
My bestie is a librarian at the Glen Ellyn Public Library.
What is the title or theme of the collection?
Inner self and connections with others
Briefly describe the collection.
Psychological portraits of self perception and other perception
What was your inspiration for the collection?
I am interested in human motivations and emotional lives, both within myself and as it pertains to perceiving others.
What type of media is used in the collection?
Acrylic, oil, some pastel, and ink
Do you work with other types of media?
Yes, many types of media!
What inspired you to become an artist?
I’ve been drawing since I was a child, making an understandable image with a pencil on paper is nothing short of magic!
What is your artistic (or professional) background?
BFA from University of Missouri-Columbia, professional tattoo artist, fine artist, and illustrator for twenty years.
How did you reach the current point of your career?
Some planning and a great deal of luck.
How has art influenced your life?
It is my financial life as well as my passion, it’s completely interwoven with almost every aspect of my life.
What do you like most about being an artist?
I get to make magic every day.
What is your main challenge in producing art?
I need more time! I want to do everything , all the time, there are so many new things to learn and do every day!
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