You recently won a Merit Award at the Spiva Center's 70th Membership Show. Can you tell us a little bit about what the Membership Show is and why you decided to enter it? Have you entered it before?
The Spiva membership was the 70th annual I had not entered it before but was persuaded by another member after seeing my Sunset painting.
Can you tell me a little about your unique art and the process of it?
I've been doing epoxy resin pouring , almost all I've seen has been abstract I have tried to take it to another level by creating more landscapes ocean scenes etc. very difficult to hold the resin in place so it's a challenge
What is your favorite piece of yours and why?
In the resin my favorite piece was a blue sunset that I sold to a friend of mine in the oils I have a sailboat painting that I love
How did you get started using this unique medium?
I got started in fiberglass and resin while I was working with Cobalt boats but I did a lot of research on epoxy resin while I was recuperating from a knee replacement.
What most inspires your art?
I love color so I would say it inspired me the most.
How do you decide what you're going to create?
.The resin takes its own course and if it looks like water I create a water scene if it looks like mountains well I'll have a winter scene
Who is your favorite artist?
My favorite artist is Claude Monet.
What is your favorite part about being a member of Eclectix Art Gallery?
I like the gallery because it's a coop everyone working together to make it succeed.
Why do you think it's important for Eclectix to be a part of Independence?
The gallery brings such a variety of artist to Independence a person could find anything from jewelry to oil paintings and the classes are fantastic.
What is your favorite thing to do when you aren't making art?
I love spending time with my grand kids.
What other media do you enjoy?
I work with oils
What's your favorite color?
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