“Do what is meaningful, not expedient.” Jordan Peterson
My work is inspired by Baroque painters Rubens and Caravaggio. I am a true and devoted follower of the chiaroscuro style. Extreme value (lightness and darkness) creates drama like a spotlight on the characters of a play. My medium of choice is colored pencils. They allow me the precision I seek (and no washing paint brushes).
Eileen was born in the beautiful Inyan Kara area of the Black Hills in Wyoming. She left for seventeen years to pursue an education and short career as an architect. Then the magic of Wyoming called Her back. She now lives in the house that she drew my first paintings in as a child on the family ranch in NE Wyoming. Much of her inspiration comes from living and loving on a working ranch in Wyoming.