Jeff has shown interest in art since elementary school following a passion his father had in craftsmanship and his mother in quilt design. He pursued art at UW-Madison to become an art teacher in the Racine School District. Retirement led to producing and exploring his interest in acrylic painting and photography. Traveling in the Midwest and the West-- Wisconsin was attractive in water, hills, and farms. He focuses on light in the landscapes along with the energy of brushwork. He has been in numerous Watercolor Wisconsin, Racine Area Arts Shows, and art staff exhibits.