Born: Philadelphia, PA, 1937. Graduated from Cooper Union Art School in New York City, 1957. Married to Socrates Litsios, 6 children. The beginning is an on-site drawing or watercolor. Color woodcuts are reduction, using oil-based inks that I make using traditional pigments. Wood and copper are complementary: fruitwood is cut to expose the light; copper allows both adding and subtracting light. My work is intuitive. I don’t draw on the block - I draw with the knife, and proof the print often - the wood has something to say, and copper plates often give the unexpected.