For as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted to create wearable art. My first scarf designs were in Black & White of the unmistakable Buckingham Palace and the Union Jack Flag, an ode to being British. What began as an exciting experiment, blossomed into my passion.
Wearing my designs around Los Angeles and receiving numerous compliments I realized I had created something special and unique. As I expanded my collection with my hand designed colors and patterns the reception was overwhelming. People loved my scarves. Beautiful and one of a kind, my scarves are made from the highest quality fabrics, such as Silk Chiffon, Silk Satin, Modal, and Cashmere. I truly hold my customers comfort in the highest regard. Luxuriously soft and flowing, my scarves are suited for every occasion. I hope adding one to your collection will bring you as much joy wearing it as I had creating it.
I was born in London, England to a family of creatives. My father, Voytek, is a well known production and costume designer in the theatre, television and film, honored with two film BAFTA awards. My mother Renee an actress for television in many different series and theatre productions. I taught in London at Elementary School for thirteen years. My husband, Wouter, worked as a Sound Director at Complete Video for eleven years.
In 1992 my husband and I came to California, USA, with our two children, Poppie age 5 and Etaih age 2. Wouter began to work at SSI in Hollywood and I began painting whimsical and distressed style furniture for children and adults. In 1994 I became part owner of an artists co-operative called Local Color in Pacific Palisades. Always having an appreciation for children’s art work, Wouter and I personalized stationary with their art work as a service offered at Local Color.
In 1997 I began working at Marquez Charter School as an Aide. I worked closely with the 4th and 5th grade students for six years. I began writing Kids Luv Books with the children from the school. Please visit my Kids Luv website www.kidsluv.info to see my other passion, writing books and creating merchandise to help kids in need.
Since 2003 I have been working as a private tutor to many students for all subjects.
I have eight art classes per week every Monday through Friday.
Every year for the past fourteen years I have run a Summer, Spring and Winter Art Camp program that provides a place for children of all ages to create and share different forms of art and ideas, ending the day with afternoon tea!