Originally from Israel, I grew up in the Belgian Congo and Brazil. In 1972 I came to Australia and enrolled in a BA followed by a Dip Ed in Modern Languages at Monash University. After many years teaching and working as a translator I am fortunate I came to live in the Sunshine Coast and can now devote a lot of my time to making art, which, no doubt, is influenced by my heritage and my surroundings.
In 1970 I attended a batik workshop and fell in love with the whole Indonesian wax resist process. From then on I was hooked and began working as a textile artist on the side for several years selling my work in Melbourne and Maleny.
Only recently I started painting, at first with oils and now with acrylics. I enjoy the versatility and immediacy acrylics offer though it takes me a long time and many passes to produce something to my liking. My work would probably be best described as intuitive art.
I hope it resonates with you