I am an artist residing in Virginia, US. I work primarily in oils and prefer to paint in the contemporary impressionism style; however, I work in other styles as well, including abstractionism and surrealism.
I am also a social scientist and have spent much of my career in academia/research and in the corporate world. Although I am a self-taught artist, I have been involved in arts since childhood, from drawing to creative writing. However, I discovered that painting is my true passion and the best way to express myself. For me, the language of fine art, through its endless combination of shapes, colors and textures, is the universal language to reach hearts and communicate across cultures, as well as the best way to express my admiration for Nature, which is an endless source of inspiration for me.