I'm a painter, artist, from way way back. I sold my first painting in 1964. I have a website of my paintings, art, screenplays, audio shows, etc. at www.artbyshane.com or. https://sites.google.com/site/artbyshane/ I am USA born, parents from Russia. I attended the School Of Visual Arts in New York City, Maryland Institute of Art, and the Corcoran in Washington, D.C.