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I have been making art and design for decades. I have been a graphic artist, jewelry, furniture and clothing designer, painter and print maker. I’ve exhibited my artwork in numerous group and solo shows in the US and Europe. I am originally from Queens, New York where I received a Bachelor's Degree in Anthropology from Queens College. I hold a Master of Arts Degree in Humanities from California State University Dominguez Hills and a Practice-based Doctoral Research Degree in Fine Art-Painting from De Montfort University in Leicester, England. I also hold another Master of Arts Degree in Education. I have taught studio art and design, art history, research, and education for over 12 years at the graduate and undergraduate levels, online and on ground. I live in Corvallis, Oregon. I have 4 children and 2 grandchildren.

Saturday, October 3, 2009

Destroyer of Obstacles



Destroyer of Obstacles. Acrylic on canvas. 18"x 24". Ganesha, the elephant-headed god in the Hindu Pantheon, is said to have the elephant's ability to remove obstacles and is besought by his followers before any task to overcome difficulties. This painting is made with only 4 colors, titanium white, cadmium red, cadmium yellow and ultramarine blue acrylic paint.