constantly bowled over by the heartbreaking beauty of the world and am compelled
to translate the emotional response that I experience (what Milton Avery called
“the ecstasy of the moment”) to paint and paper. Watermedia provides me with
the luminosity and vibrant colors to create an atmosphere that celebrates the
joy of life - and hints at its transitory nature. My inspiration primarily comes
from the fields, farms, forests, and seacoasts of the Northeast. The subjects of
my paintings are reduced to simplified shapes that provide clues to their
history and our ties to them.
*Watermedia includes watercolor, acrylic, gouache, and casein paints.
Frankie at work and hear about how her paintings speak to her.