Freelance artist who lives on a farm in Michigan. I am married with two kids and my art studio is on my property.
Kids rooms, playrooms, any room that could use something unique and special.
This image is my daughters bedroom which I made to look like blocks to create a castle theme in her room.
Floors, countertops, cabinets, dressers any piece of furniture that needs a change. This is my tub that I redid the outside with silver leaf and antiqued.
Faux marbel finish, woodgraining, gilding, antique, chaulk paint and many other finishes. This is me a project for a client where we remnoved wallpaper and created this beutiful damask pattern on her walls.
My most recent projects have been in my home and my art studio. Since Covid, I have completely redone my sons room, worked on some furniture, redo of the living room, and putting a bathroom in my art studio. I have been welding, woodworking and painting. Working on some drawings and portrait paintings as well. Art Conservation Lab of Michigan www.artconlab.com - art conservation technician on historic paintings, porcelin, frames and sculpture. Building arts and conservation www.bldgconservation.com- freelance art conservation and restoration technician for a church in Waynedotte, Michigan, Saint Patrick church. Evergreene Architectural Arts www.evergreene.com- worked on the Robert E Lee house at Arlington Cemetery. The Valley Craftsmen LTD www.valleycraftsmen.com- I was the lead production manager for many years. Pavo Real Gallery- www.pavoreal.com- My first job in the restoration field. My job was to fix any broken artwork. I was better at matching color than the existing artist. I ended up moving with this company from Florida, Boston, New York and Washington DC. I not only fixed the art, I was a sales person, manager and buyer for the company.
Commercial and Residential faux finishes around Ann Arbor. Furniture refinishing and making, restoration, marbleizing, gold and silver leafing, stenciling, antiquing, venitian plaster and epoxy.
I have been a restoration artist for the past 30 years. I have worked with designers, builders, architects, artists, restorers, and conservators for all kinds of projects. Have had my business since the 1999. I love being creative and have the ability to share my talents with clients. I really enjoy what I do and put my heart and soul into each project. My goal is to have a satisfied client and to meet the needs of each project.
My 50th birthday I did #whatsyour50 to help raise funds and wishlist items for therapeutic riding inc and synchrony farm.
Mural in Ypsilanti to help teens in special program C.O.P.E. The teens and I painted a replication of the street front outside the window.
Worked at Montgomery community college in Rockville Maryland. Was a teacher to special needs in a unique program that offered a 2 year graduate degree.