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India

India

Traveling to India was a dream come true. The food and culture are so different from life in Huntington Beach, CA. While it was amazing for me to go to such an exotic and far-away destination for three weeks, what made it even more enjoyable was...

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Ginkgo Trees

Ginkgo Trees

The ginkgo tree is a sacred tree of the East and a symbol of love, hope, and unity between opposites. It is also associated with longevity and is known to have medicinal healing powers.

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Bowers Museum Healthy Aging Project

Bowers Museum Healthy Aging Project

I was selected by the Bower’s Museum to be one of the art teachers for a research project in collaboration with Hoag Hospital to study how creativity supports healthy aging and can help prevent or at least slow down the onset of Alzheimer’s.

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Two Broke Girls

Two Broke Girls

When I create a work of art, it begins from a place of inspiration. Once I start painting, often new and unexpected things happen on the canvas and I’ll abandon my original idea and allow fresh inspiration and intuition to guide my work.

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Weeping Willows

Weeping Willows

One of the most valuable traits of the willow tree is its flexibility. The unique, delicate branches and fluttering leaves make this one of the few trees that are capable of bending in extreme poses without snapping.

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Yoga

Yoga

I love to practice yoga. It helps to calm my mind, nourish my soul and make my body both strong and supple. It helps me develop all the unique attributes of the willow tree!

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Cambodia: Serenity & Ancient Temples

Cambodia: Serenity & Ancient Temples

Siem Riep is one of the most beautiful villages I’ve ever visited. The warm air, the serene atmosphere, the ancient temples and the gracious people who have very little, yet they exude so much kindness...

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Amethyst Mist

Amethyst Mist

I love to paint in jewel tones and metallic paints. Amethyst, aquamarine, gold, copper, tourmaline and opalescent whites are just a few of the colors I love to play with. Before I had the inspiration to launch a jewelry collection...

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Italy:  Portofino, Cinque Terra, Lago di Orta, Tuscany…

Italy: Portofino, Cinque Terra, Lago di Orta, Tuscany…

Italy is always a fun place to travel to. Delicious food, friendly people, world-class art and architecture and stunning landscapes. Every time I go I make new discoveries and experience the distinctness of a new region...

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Trees

Trees

Trees are an endless source of inspiration for me. I can be inspired anywhere I go. Whether I’m on a hike in the forest, traveling through a faraway country, or simply in a grocery store parking lot, wherever I see a tree, the branches are like nature’s art set against the vast canvas of sky! Even in the barren desert...

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Friends, How It Began

Friends, How It Began

Right after graduating from UC Berkeley with a master’s degree in fine art and design, I had the good fortune of getting represented by an art gallery in North Hollywood. Many of the gallery’s clients are set designers for movies and television shows, and the first show my art was on was Friends! It was a painting of a...

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