Inspired by greatness
About the artist
Originally from: Davenport, Iowa
In Arizona since: 1981
Creating art since: “I was a small child in 1966 to present.”
Describe your art and your style: “Figurative, magical realism, genre of Mexican artists Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera; Belgium Surrealist artist Renee Magritte; French artist Paul Gauguin.”
Most difficult medium: Acrylics
Favorite works of art: Sculpture, Anish Kapoor’s “Cloud Gate” and Michelangelo’s “David;” Painting, Frida Kahlo’s “The Two Fridas;” Music, anything by Caetano Veloso; Poetry, Pablo Neruda “Lives;” Literature, Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s “Love in the Time of Cholera;” Movie: Pedro Almodovar’s “Talk to Her.”
Work of art for which you want to be remembered: “All of them.”
An artist you want to meet: Anish Kapoor.
Work of art that best describes you: “Hemos Ganado La Lotería”
Current projects: “I’m working with the City of Phoenix and Sky Harbor Airport on a Terrazzo floor design for the baggage claim area in Terminal 3. Completion date is early 2010.”
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