A series of life experiences coupled with a passion for painting led to this little rock artist’s second—and highly successful—career
You haven’t always been a full-time artist. How did you start your career? I spent 15 years in advertising, and I think it was that experience that really prepared me to be an artist-entrepreneur. I graduated from Central High in 1983 and at that time I didn’t know anyone who was making a living as an artist. I didn’t see it as a practical occupation. I got a degree from the communications college at Southern Methodist University, and I immediately went to work for a big advertising firm in Dallas doing media planning. Later, I landed a position with a firm that led me back to Little Rock….