ARTIST STATEMENT: I call my paintings Virtual Augmented Art. In them I incorporate 3-dimensional objects on the canvas or beneath it and I sculpt canvas on and beyond the frame of the painting. I create hypothetical painterly animations, dynamic and evolutionary scenarios of the work of art itself. Iím interested in exposing how the work of art originated both thematically and painterly, how it came to be and what it can become if it could leave the 2 dimensional surface or when it melds with the 3 dimensional. In my work I part from the traditional and iconic flat wall painting to create an augmented work of art with an evolving painterly dialogue that examines the relationships between representation, perception and reality.
OFF THE WALL: THE PIPE DREAM 2018 Mixed media on canvas and wood
OFF THE WALL: MUSICAL CHAIR 2017 Oil & Acrylic on canvas This is an installation of 2 pieces. The armchair and the canvas attached to it is free standing a few feet away from a wall. On a wall behind it and a little to the side is a 30 x 30" accompanyi
UNVEILED 2017 Oil, Acrylic, charcoal, pencil & marker on canvas
YES WE CAN 2016 Mixed media on canvas This work incorporates a real can and paint brush partially covered by canvas and paint. There are also 2 drawings of paint cans and brushes painted in them. The elements of painting are captured here
PICTURE WINDOW: MICE VIEW 2016 Mixed Media on canvas
PICTURE WINDOW: KHAMSIN WIND 2016 Oil on Canvas
MAN MADE 2016 Mixed media on canvas In this painting I wrapped a manikin with canvas and painted over and around it. The process of creation is in the forefront here. Both painterly and thematically.
CAN BE 2016 Mixed Media on canvas
PIECE OF CAKE 2016 12 H x 24 W x 3in,
PEAR IT 2014 Mixed media on canvas Frontal and side view
It's NOT a wrap 2016 Mixed media on canvas
BUSTED UN-WINGED VICTORY OF SAMOTHRACE 2013 Mixed media on canvas
THE PICTURE OF MRS. DORIAN GRAY/THE BIRTH AND AGING OF VENUS 2002 Oil on Canvas
NUT CASE 1997 Mixed Media
BASKET CASE 1997 Mixed Media
HEAD CASE 1997 Mixed Media
WHERE WE WHERE 1993 Mixed media on canvas
GIRL IN LANDSCAPE 1993 27.5"x39.5"
On the other side #2 1993 Mixed media on canvas
On the other side #1 (Mini Lisa) 1992 Mixed media on canvas