ARTIST STATEMENT: My interest in photography began in my teenage years when my father, who was a professional photographer, gave me an appreciation of the art - from taking photos to processing them in a dark room. Over the years I've enjoyed capturing moments - often during travel - that seek to enhance or transcend the "usual" contexts.
A common goal of my photography is to present subjects in a way that I hope might be worthy of contemplation and resonance. Among my favorite subjects are animals, trees, and statues. Some of my photos have been described as "painterly" and "whimsical." I don't disagree.