Family Album Paintings

The youngest child in my family, I was privileged to all of our family history. I began looking at the family photo albums and realized that the pictures represented what was important in my family and consequently played a role in what became significant to me. They were the topic of my Master’s Degree show at Western Washington University. I researched the use of photos for my inspiration and realized that

I knew more about the story of each photo than the photographer. I am deeply tied to the significant events represented in the paintings which have been important to me and continue to influence my children’s lives as well.