I won’t go into details about the ramifications of making adult decisions and the few trips behind the proverbial wood shed, but let’s just say I couldn’t sit down for a week and something else besides the house was red too…
Time passed but I’m still a curious child when it comes to all art forms. My education consists of many years of experience (30 years plus) in the painting business and I have been painting my whole life. When the faux finishing craze hit the industry I was introduced to Donna Phelps owner of The Sarasota School of Decorative Arts and decided to further my knowledge and hone my skills. From there I took extensive training from Faux Effects International in Vero Beach, Florida to learn the product line and now this quest for knowledge has evolved into studying with professionals from all over the country and some of Europes’ most renowned artists.
Armed with these special skills I started a new company called Art-Faux Designs & Painting Inc. Since I have been painting all my life this has had a profound effect on me. I am not just an artist, or just a craftsman but a fusion of all aspects of decorative finishing with a real love and a passion for what I do. As the older I get I have found myself teaching others and have actually became passionate of yet another art form and have decided to do this more often. Being that I have not had the opportunity when I was young to take my education to a higher level because I had to go to work and raise a family.
I encourage architects and designers to contact me when they are still in the design stage all the to determine the final result. I love to be involved, and in fact I love challenge too! Stretching the limits of creativity makes me feel alive and excited so I made my company motto, “The pickier you are the better we are.”
I recently met a very talented and unique contemporary artist that is painting in an abstract modern art form from the Tempe/Phoenix Arizona area. I
Since I am on an updating frenzie I figure I may as well get this one out of the way although it did create some