a Convent in Toscana
from walks along the Danish Coast and from various travels are
expressed together in my oil paintings and collages. Each picture
represents not a single experience, but is the expression of
feelings emanating from these experiences.
My travels and studies which occurred over
a number of years, took
me to the USA , France, and the Mediterranean countries.
In recent years my travels included two periods in a convent in
Toscana that inspired pictures presenting two aspects of the
convent. The first involved the rich coloring and shapes of its
architecture. The second, was the strong spiritual influence of
The Holy Frans of Assisi on the nature of social relationships of
I began painting professionally at a young age, with my
instruction starting at 16 years of age. In the 1980’s I studied
at the Academe of Art in Aarhus, Denmark.
I work with illustration and web page design in addition to
painting and collage.