I am inspired by photographs my wife takes of all the places I have been while in the US Army. Painting watercolors and fine art is my stress relief. I have painted contemporary, impressionistic, and modern original watercolor paintings throughout the United States and Europe in past 20 years. I was born in Albany, Georgia on February 19, 1969. I presently reside with my wife, Sheila, of 20 years and my two sons, in Satellite Beach, FL, near Cocoa Beach.
I first started painting with oils in the summer of 1984. From 1985 to 1986 I painted under the instruction of Jimmy Peterson, a very talented southern artist from Georgia. In 1986 I won 1st place in a Georgia Arts Exhibition at the age of 16 and have been painting every since. Continue reading