Art instructor, commissioned portrait painter, and a fine artist.
Work in more-or-less "traditional" media, creating representational, figurative art.
Oil painting, traditional drawing materials (pencils, charcoal, pastel, etc).
Teaching primarily revolves around enabling students to effectively use the same materials, methods, and techniques as a basis for creating and improving their own art.
Senior Instructor of "Academic" Drawing and Painting for over 15 years at Toronto's Academy of Realist Art (ARA) atelier. Also gave many workshops at ARA and in other cities in the US and Canada.
Multiple award-winner for Portraiture at Portrait Society of America.
Multiple award-winner at Art Renewal Center Salon (ARC)