Waterhole Rd, East Hampton, NY 11937
Born in California ……..last year of high school awarded a summer school scholarship to ” Art Center” in Los Angeles. Attended “Santa Barbara College” as an art major, then on to UCLA and majored in costume design. After graduating opened a custom beachwear shop “The Hut” in Santa Monica, Calif. After several years closed my shop and traveled around the world for a year.Returning to the USA attended “Los Angeles Trade Technical School” studying draping and patternmaking. Entered the fashion industry in Los Angeles, then on to San Francisco and finally New York City. Designed for several major fashion houses before opening “Groot and Mislove” a textile print design studio designing print designs for the fashion market.
At that time went back to pursue studies in fine art studying with the painters Victor Candell and Leo Manso. Attended the “Provincetown Workshop” Two months, each of two summers working with VC and LM and then continued studies with them both in NYC …….currently living in NYC and East Hampton, painting full time