While my painting collections may have varied focuses, the one constant is my use of color, shape, and playfulness of paint. My newest collection, "A New Land" was inspired by memories of a trek I took overland through Northern Africa - Tunisia to Egypt, up the Nile, ending in the Serengeti in the late 1960s. The richness of that landscape, the sunrises, the desert itself, are always in my sub-consciousness.