Inside the Studio
Favorite material to work with?
Oil and canvas
What themes do you pursue?
I like to explore people’s deep feelings, express their emotions which maybe they cannot feel or figure out yet, and reflect it all through the beauty around them.
How many years as an artist?
Four years as a professional artist after seven years at art college.
Sketchbook – do you use one?
I don’t use any special sketchbook, but I like to make sketches on paper. Usually, I use black watercolors, coal pencil, and white gouache.
Most important tool you use?
Different kinds of brushes
Where is your studio?
Process> Concept or Process<Concept
Concept, then process
Why do you make art?
To find myself in my art
Art school or self-taught?
Art school and art college
Prefer to work with music or in silence?
Everyone has a vice. Care to call yourself out?
What’s around the corner from your place?
A park and a commonwealth cemetery
Where can we find you outside the studio?
Who are your favorite writers?
Margaret Mitchell and Arthur Conan Doyle
What could you not do without?
My family and friends
Artist and photographer
Food or sleep?
Were you popular in high school?
Would you rather see your art on a t-shirt or on a billboard?
Would you ever figure model naked?
Traditional or conceptual?
What do you collect?
Shoes and art
Favorite contemporary artist?
René Magritte, Jack Vettriano, and Tamara de Lempicka
Use anything other than paint?
Oil or acrylic?
Figurative or abstract?
Representational or surreal?
Is painting dead?
What do you wear while you paint?
My husband’s white shirt
Painting inside or outside?