About the artist:
Education: Art Center School, Chouinard Art Institute U.C.L.A., Otis Art Institute, Jepson School, Pruett Center, Barse Miller, Mabel Alvarez, Fletcher Martin. Influences: The work of Frank Brangyn, Dean Cornwell, Robert Fawcett, Nicolai Fechin. The 19th-Century Russian artists, primarily Repin, Makovsky, and Surikov, the 17th-Century artists, Hals, Brueghel, Steen, Canaletto in Italy and Sorolla in Spain. Magazines: Southwest Art, The Connoisseur, Decor Magazine.