I am a visual artist who lives in New York City. My art pieces are set in color contrasts that infuse intensity and tone. They display a backdrop of multi-layered hues that reflect the human experience, evoking emotion and fantasy. I am inspired by the earth and the sea and by the amazing varieties of colors that cross my eyes during my travels. I use various media: oil, acrylic, charcoal, pastel, mirrors and textile that create scenes where symbolism, expression and rhythm intersperse. I also create mixed-media pieces in a broad spectrum of sizes and subjects from nature’s ecological components to cultural issues. I studied painting with the gifted art teacher Edla Cusick and at the Art Students League. I am a member of Chashama, Ceres gallery and hob’art gallery.