Artist Bio

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I'm a stay-at-home dad for my three boys while my wife works as middle-school counselor. I teach watercolor painting at the nearby Pennsylvania State University and have done so for many years now. I've also shown my work in pencil, watercolor and oil paint at various local shows. All this when I am not making dinner or a hamster cage. My Bachelors and Masters degrees are in English and Psychology, not art. As far as art education, Highschool is where I received by best training from a great teacher. There I learned how to use different mediums and aim my ability for details at capturing nature. Nowadays I try to capture faces. And it's not always easy. Each portrait turns out to be an education ... and a pleasure.

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