In both my figurative and my abstract work, I paint the world that exists somewhere between memory and dream. I am fascinated with the interplay between the mythological, the fantastical-and ordinary everyday life.
I interpret the world around me, through vivid colour, stylized forms, repeating patterns and texture– to arrive at a heightened sense of a moment in time. I paint my experience of the world around me and hope the viewer can see something of their experience in the end result.
My paintings of nature are not so much representations as expresssions of the way nature makes me feel. The wokr is always expressive, intuitive, and somewhat symbolic, although i mostly hope my collectorss will create their own symbols from the work I make.
I am eclectic and curious so I am compelled to explore different subject matter and materials.
But even when I am painting abstract flowers in a loose painterly expressive style I have the same emotional connection to dreams, mythology and imagination,
My paintings of nature are not so much representations as expresssions of the way nature makes me feel. The wokr is always expressive, intuitive, and somewhat symbolic, although i mostly hope my collectors will create their own symbols from the work I make.
Lately I have been making big bold abstract works. I am interested in discovering what the materials will do and I follow the suggestions that show up on the surface. Sometimes I have an intention to express an idea, mood, concept or an experience but I prefer to operate in a non-0bjective field of expression and any imagery that appears is hopefully the image my viewers see. I like big gestural shapes and lots of detailed mark making. I am interested in creating depth and dimension and the illusion of light and shadow dominate my inquiries.
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