This collection of images features Pennsylvania inspired landscapes.  Most of these images are now in private collections. To view available works, please visit my shop

Yellow Springs II 6" x 6"
Yellow Springs II 6" x 6"

A unique view of historic Yellow Springs in Chester Springs, PA. Collage are related to the history of this location.

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Wild Flower 6" x 6"
Wild Flower 6" x 6"

Early spring in central Pennsylvania during planting season. Collage elements associated with farming and the location itself.

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Welcome 18"x 18"
Welcome 18"x 18"

Historic Yellow Springs in Chester Springs, PA. Collage materials include elements related to the history of YS.

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Watching 6" x 6"
Watching 6" x 6"

Farmlands with collage focusing the farmer. Hopeful watching, patient waiting and trusting.

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Walk with Me 12" x 12"
Walk with Me 12" x 12"

Image is from Valley Forge, but the message is related to the couple, walking into the background. Collage is associated with marriages and relationships that impacted my life.

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Waiting II 12" x 12"
Waiting II 12" x 12"

Pennsylvania farm lands hibernating in the chill of winter, waiting patiently for spring to awaken them to growth. Collage is related to farming, waiting and limbo status.

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Valley Forge October V 12"x 12"
Valley Forge October V 12"x 12"

Part of a series studying the fall atmosphere and colors of Valley Forge Park. Collage materials include Revolutionary War and Victorian culture elements.

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Valley Forge in October IV 12" x 12"
Valley Forge in October IV 12" x 12"

Part of a series studying the fall atmosphere and colors of Valley Forge Park. Collage materials include Revolutionary War and Victorian culture elements.

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Valley Forge October I 6" x 6"
Valley Forge October I 6" x 6"

Part of a series studying the fall atmosphere and colors of Valley Forge Park. Collage materials include Revolutionary War and Victorian culture elements.

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Valley Forge Farm 18" x 18"
Valley Forge Farm 18" x 18"

Historic farm located on the VF Park grounds. Collage features Revolutionary War, Victorian culture and farm related elements.

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Trust 6" x 6"
Trust 6" x 6"

Pennsylvania farm lands featuring collage related to the intense trust the agricultural society must give to growth cycles, ever-changing weather and the Creator.

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Three Moosketeers 6" x 6"
Three Moosketeers 6" x 6"

Three holsteins on my Uncle's farm. My reference to the classic story of three friends fighting for justice brings the relationship of these three animals into consideration. Friends, foes, family?

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Sowing Seeds 6" x 6"
Sowing Seeds 6" x 6"

This piece speaks to my husband's grandmother and her love of all things green but also her tender planting of values, faith and beliefs in my husband.

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Take My Hand 24" x 12" (diptych)
Take My Hand 24" x 12" (diptych)

Sister piece to "Walk with Me" and features the same imagery and ideas about relationships, love, marriage and enduring life together.

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Secret Picnic Spot 12" x 12"
Secret Picnic Spot 12" x 12"

The low, warm light and lush greens of this piece beckon me to stop and imagine a family picnic, spontaneous or planned, but delightful and full of joy regardless.

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Roommates 8" x 8"
Roommates 8" x 8"

These two bovines reside on my uncle's farm and eat, sleep, and peruse the pastures together. Collage includes farm-related elements.

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The Risser Farm 6" x 6"
The Risser Farm 6" x 6"

This is my uncle and aunt's dairy farm that I grew up visiting-- playing near my aunt's garden, helping my uncle milk the cows, playing with the kittens and piglets, etc. The collage is farm and location related.

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Rest,Child 12" x 12"
Rest,Child 12" x 12"

This piece was created during a time of limbo and unrest in my life. I felt God saying "Rest, Child." Therefore, all the collage is associated with this idea of rest in a time of waiting.

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Lookout II 12" x 12"
Lookout II 12" x 12"

I wonder what this group of poultry are staring at. Freedom? Food? It is clear to me that the protective rooster is looking out for his hens as they plan something....

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Neighbors 12" x 12"
Neighbors 12" x 12"

This field of cattle is near my parent's home and they are a reminder that we live in community. The collage includes farm related imagery, text, and icons.

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Black and White 20" x 10"
Black and White 20" x 10"

We drove past this farm thousands of times along Route 35, usually on the way to church or to visit my grandparents. The collage includes farm elements and other items related to rural Pennsylvania.

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Lessons on the Schuylkill 24" x 24"
Lessons on the Schuylkill 24" x 24"

A river with miles of university rowing history.

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Hopewell Furnace 24" x 24"
Hopewell Furnace 24" x 24"

A historical landmark, tied to the Revolutionary War. This water wheel was instrumental in the production of needed resources for the brave men and women that fought for our country.

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Giving of Yourself 6"x 6"
Giving of Yourself 6"x 6"

This piece includes collage related to farming and rural Pennsylvania, but more focused on the sacrifice and selflessness of the farmer and his family.

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