“The daughter of immigrants, I grew up in a small town in southeastern Louisiana. I now live in California. I get inspiration from dreams, history, people, events, and my mischievous childhood in the rural south. I’m driven to tell my own story, or other people’s stories, through illustrations.
I’ve been drawing all my life, but with many breaks due to life events. I’m self-taught. I use a variety of mediums depending on the project. For standalone art, watercolor and pencil are my preferred traditional painting mediums. For children’s book illustrations (which pass through directors and sometimes need a lot of editing), I use Photoshop. I’ve included only the latter as I want to do more commercial work like this.”