Software Engineer and Software Engineer Tester, Artist, Silversmith, Jeweler, Fabricator of Textile designs, painter, writer, and self taught photographer. Art is a lifestyle for me. As a child I played endlessly with colors, patterns, textures as my mom was a professional seamstress (at J C Penny's who made catalog ordered draperies,) my clothing and everything else in my home. Jewelry training from the Spruill Center for the Arts - Atlanta, Ga. I was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia where I still live.