I am a photographer who has been following horses around since I was old enough to carry a camera. I like to think I have a “quiet eye” with a style ranging from the photo-journalistic to the imaginative. My early influences included the classic “Painterly School” of photography, most especially Julia Margaret Cameron. Because animals and humor have been such a positive influence in my life, I have also tried to emulate the dry sense of humor and visual wit of photographer Elliot Erwit.
My husband Dennis has been my best friend for over forty years and we live on a farm in Fayetteville, Tennessee with a dog, cats, horses, deer and wild turkeys. We are retired and dedicate our lives to taking care of each other and all of our animals.
“Work That Women Do”, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C. My entry in this exhibit included ten black and white images documenting a disabled rider’s program in Monte Verde, Fl. I was a volunteer and instructor for this program for several years.
The “Dog Stories” exhibit was featured in Canine Images magazine. This group of 25 black and white prints toured Florida as a one-woman show in venues such as the Orlando City Hall Mayor’s Gallery and The King Center in Melbourne.
1998: First and third place in Photography and Best In Show, Art Show At The Dog Show, a national juried competition held annually in Wichita, Kansas. “Water Dance” was purchased as part of the permanent collection of the AKC Museum of the Dog in St. Louis. 1999: Judge, Art Show At The Dog Show, Wichita Kansas.
1999: Artists of the AKC Museum of the Dog Annual Juried exhibition.
January, 2018: joined Huntsville Art League as an Exhibiting Artist.
September, 2018: Two pieces were included in the Horse Crazy Artists Exhibit, WHAM Art Association, Surprise, Arizona. “Light As A Feather” received “Honorable Mention”.