ARTIST STATEMENT: Abstract forms have the power to alter states of meditative thinking and enact change in the world by conveying universal themes of the human condition. Expressing ideas or feelings about creation and its playfulness produces a mercurial shift between these states of mind.
Life; forgotten memories, death; the awareness of loss, struggle, my own history; childhood, the unknown, and the larger human story are themes in my work; the seen and unseen, the public, and the private.
My course has been of an experimental attitude with a contemporary view intersected by the histories of the avant-garde. Yet, I remain open to all meaning or non-meaning; the nonverbal silence of color, line, shadows, reflections, and light, these are the materials and energies that interests me.
The images are metaphors, tropes, allusions, or analogies meant to evoke the unnamable, or deliver a shock to the eye bringing us directly into focus with questions and the often neglected stories of our inner-selves and times, now.