Your shopping cart is empty.
« FREE Shipping on print orders of $50+ anywhere in the continental USA »
#GetToKnowYourCustomersDay survey! Vote for your favorite artwork and enter to win a FREE print. VOTE HERE
I am inspired to photograph Lake Michigan in every way I can — from sweeping seascapes to macro shots of its shoreline. I aim to capture as many of the lake’s moods as possible. I want each image to convey a quality of the lake that resonates with a viewer, helping them appreciate the lake as a magnificent natural wonder.
My goal is for the entire body of work to form a mosaic that shows how beautiful the lake is, how important it is to our community, and how essential it is that we cherish and protect it.
I am proud and privileged to have the opportunity to create and sell fine art that adds interest and value to residential, public and corporate spaces while also highlighting the precious natural resource in our backyard.
I prefer to shoot in the early mornings and late afternoons when there is the most vivid color, interesting light, complex shadows, and weather and wildlife activity. Because these “golden hours” are so short, the moments of intense color and visual interest are fleeting, which elevates the intensity of the images. In keeping with my intent to convey natural beauty in our urban environment, my images are left as unaltered as possible to reflect what I saw through my lens. My artistic efforts center more on shooting — subject selection, composition and timing — than on post-production. When I do alter my images, it is to recreate what I saw and experienced.
I love water, I love natural beauty and I love learning. Photography for me encompasses all of these. I grew up in rural Minnesota surrounded by lakes, the outdoors and nature. I’ve always wanted to capture and bottle that feeling of being among those varied scenes of beauty and serenity. But I didn’t know how to do that for myself — let alone communicate it to others. After career paths in acting, software training and graphic design, I discovered photography 10 years ago as the creative expression I’d been searching for.
Lake Michigan, just blocks from where I live in Evanston, Illinois, became my muse as I mastered photographic technology and developed my artistic style. The result is a continually growing and expanding body of work that expresses my impression of the world, conveys my love of natural beauty and elevates what I find most important.
My work has been featured in several Chicagoland galleries and shows, including the Evanston Art Center, the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 33 Contemporary Gallery and the Bridgeport Art Center. I have also exhibited regionally and internationally. I sell my work for both residential and commercial spaces.
The presence of this badge signifies that this business has officially registered with the Art Storefronts Organization and has an established track record of selling art.
It also means that buyers can trust that they are buying from a legitimate business. Art sellers that conduct fraudulent activity or that receive numerous complaints from buyers will have this badge revoked. If you would like to file a complaint about this seller, please do so here.
The Art Storefronts Organization has verified that this business has provided a returns & exchanges policy for all art purchases.
We will provide a no charge replacement or refund for any quality issues. We may request to have the presentation / order returned to us and would provide a return shipping label. We do not provide a refund based on customer preference. We will provide a refund or a no charge replacement for any orders damaged in shipping. For a refund or replacement, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. There’s a 15% restocking fee that is applied for any order canceled or exchanged.
This website provides a secure checkout with SSL encryption.
The Art Storefronts Organization has verified that this Art Seller has published information about the archival materials used to create their products in an effort to provide transparency to buyers.
• A Zero Landfill Manufacturer • Certified Great Place to Work award • Family Business award • Triad Fast 50 award for fast growth • Top Women-Owned Business award • NC Manufacturer of the year award • Paw of Approval Sustainability award • Top Triad Work Places award • DoneGood Approved for sustainable business • 50/50 gender equality at leadership levels
This is only visible to you because you are logged in and are authorized to manage this website. This message is not visible to other website visitors.
Click on any Image to continue
Below, select which favorite lists you would like to save this product into.