I was born in Portland, OR on June 10, 1944. I am the great grandnephew of Jack Wilkinson Smith, arguably the father of Southern California plein air landscapes. I was raised in the state of Jefferson (northern California). I have a master’s degree in geology with a thesis on some uses of native materials for art ceramics. I have lived in six states and Saudi Arabia and traveled extensively in The United States as well as in Western Europe.
My paintings include landscapes, cityscapes, and figurative works. I am mostly self-taught and influenced...read more