Saint Louis, MO


I create fun, kid-friendly art for storybooks, curriculum, magazines, and a variety of children’s products. Based in St. Louis, MO, I work with publishers and product developers throughout the United States.


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11820 Tesson Ferry Rd. #205
St. Louis, MO 63128



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Art & Whimsy Blog


Color “There is no color in this world”, wrote pastor/theologian John Calvin, “that is not intended to make us rejoice”. I doubt very many have gazed into a sunset, stained glass, or the glittering band of our Milky Way, without a sense of awe.... read more

Nashville Cats

Country Water This week’s edition of Art & Whimsy is a few days late, due to our conference/work/vacation time in Nashville. Judy attended the American Association of Christian Counselors conference at Opryland and I went around town leaving portfolios with... read more

Super Silly or Super Serious?

Strange Visitor “Look, up in the sky!” “It’s a bird!” “It’s a plane!” “It’s . . . ”  The anxious and confused cries of the earthbound are calmed by an offscreen narrator who explains that a strange... read more

Whim-Wham Music

Anita O’Day The film Jazz on a Summer’s Day showcases Anita O’Day singing Sweet Georgia Brown at the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival. I captured this scene for my Movie Still Sketchbook. The film is in color, but I chose black and white because I... read more

Woof Whimsy

I’m a dog person. I acknowledge cats as remarkable creatures, but I’m a dog person. I’ve had three dogs: Barney, the family dog of my youth, Waffle, our Golden Retriever/Cocker mix from early marriage, and Laddie the Schauchshund. A Schauchshund is... read more

Crowned Jewels

Heads and Hats I’m not a confident hat wearer. I wear baseball caps, and from time to time a brimmed safari hat. I wear a boonie hat while cutting grass. I always feel a bit self-conscious, as if I’m drawing undue attention to my head. I don’t... read more