I grew up in a small town in the deserts of Eastern Oregon where I was able to flourish in almost everything I tried. I graduated from high school with an impressive record and made it into Willamette University where my major was art. However, I studied mostly economics. After two years at WU in Salem, Portland called and I have been creating art nonstop since 2000. I chose to learn from the world and she taught me to expose the beauty that most of us forget is in our day to day lives.