I received a BA in Fine Arts in the 80’s, but kids and the need for a job that paid serious wages derailed me. Six years ago, I quit my job and began to travel around the world, dragging two big suitcases filled with painting supplies and little else. I stayed at least six months in each place and painted.
One day, wrestling my suitcases on a train, I decided to investigate photography. It was love at first sight. This year, I sold my paints and brushes and committed 100% to this path. I have been extremely lucky to find excellent teachers. For the past two years I have volunteered at the Photographic Gallery in in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, building their website, updating their logo, creating ads, and most recently administering a Facebook group for photographers.
I work on photography every day. I have been in two group shows in the past year, am currently in a group show in the Bicentennial Museum in Dolores Hidalgo, and will open in another group show tomorrow. I a