|Sister Celine of the Cross|
As extracurricular activities, I studied art as well as piano and music during six years with the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary at Hochelaga Convent, Montreal, Canada. I was ten when I started.
Besides teaching us how to work and sculpt clay, Sister Celine of the Cross (an unusually wise, loving and caring woman) taught us drawing and perspective as well as the use of light and shadow to achieve likeness and depth. The medium was charcoal. Since then, art has been one of my great loves.
It was not until my twenties that I started to experiment with color and oil paints and I haven´t stopped since.
I am also a self-taught photographer and worked in the field as a professional for ten years. This too was a learning experience.
But I guess in the end, true destiny calls and now I finally am a professional artist.
Throughout my life, I have traveled extensively and have lived in Canada, the USA, Venezuela and Mexico.
If you wish to know more about my travels, go to: My Travels
At the present time, I live in Ajijic, Jalisco (a quaint, artistic town on the outskirts of Guadalajara, Mexico). Spring time year-round :)
A Self-Interview: The Irreverent Artist
Photo by Maureen Seewald
CV: 1976 - Womanart Gallery, 57th Ave., NYC, NY
2011 - Salvador Ortiz Art Gallery, Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico
2011 - Sol Mexicano Galería de Arte, Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico
2012 - Studio 18, Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico
2013 - Salvador Ortiz Art Gallery, Ajijic, Jalisco, Nexico
Please join me now and let's submerge into the world of Light and Color.