Self-expression is the counterpoint, the key to balancing the constant sensational bombardment I receive as a busy mother of three. Creativity through painting expands the boundaries of my life beyond the immediate, into the realm of the infinite. Put simply, I paint in order to push back against the constant pressures of daily living. The pastels, lighting, paper, and more importantly the space and time to focus single-mindedly on the project at hand, these all work together to help me in creating a painting that brings me joy. I hope you enjoy it as well.