She has been creating since she was old enough to hold a crayon. She enjoys classical drawing and painting, as well as calligraphy, but her true passion is photography. Trained as an IT Professional, she enjoys combining artistic talents with technical skills to create interesting and intriguing works of fine art. She also likes the challenges of graphic design, compositing, and web design.

 

She is a photography contributor to the prestigious Getty Images, and was chosen as a First Collection Contributor for 500Prime, a commercial photography agency. She has also had work published by the Sierra Club,  Knoxville News Sentinel, Appalachian Voice, the online publication, Only in Tennessee, as well as several local publications.

 

She is a member of Rose Center Council for the Arts and The Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville, Tennessee. Two of her photographs received awards in the 2015 Open Art Exhibition hosted by Light Space & Time Online Gallery.

 

She has two sons, Fletcher, 23, and Jesse, 15, who are also very artistic. When she isn’t out with her camera, she enjoys organic gardening and working with her rescue cat, Gracie.