Classes and Workshops


April 2, 2012
Beginning April 12, I will be teaching "Drawing Features and Facial Expressions" at the Watts Atelier. Read more about it here.



May 22, 2011
I am happy to announce that the two paintings I entered in the annual all member show of the San Diego Portrait Society were both given an award. My painting "Don" of the late artist Don Flaws was named First Place Honorable Mention. And my painting "Train of Thought" was named Best of Show for 2011. Congratulations to the other award winners in the show who also had some beautiful work on display. You can still see the show until May 29. Please see the previous post for gallery location and hours.

April 13, 2011
I will have two paintings entered in the San Diego Portrait Society’s 2011 annual all member show. It will be at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts at
15498 Espola Rd. Poway, California. The show will run from April 30 to May 29, with an artists’ reception on Saturday May 21 from 1:00-3:00pm.

The gallery hours for the Poway CPA are Tuesday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm and Saturdays from 11:00am to 3:00pm or during regularly scheduled performances at the theater (

April 11, 2011
I am taking part in the annual fundraiser for the Country Montessori School of Poway by donating an individual portrait commission for their 2011 auction. I will create an original custom portrait in oil for the highest bidder. There will be many more items to bid on at the event as well. It is open to the public and will take place on Saturday April 16, 2011 at 6pm. To find out more and buy tickets to the event and support a great institution, click here: