Obsessed with the human condition I've used the human figure & head for their unlimited expressive potential to explore social issues inspired by myth, history,& current events. In my new work Cosmic themes appear in a more abstract manner.
My multi-media work explores in a serio-comic way how mythology serves as a coping mechanism in angst-ridden times and how diverse cultures coexist symbiotically. It relates to feminism in its focus on domestic items such as clothespins.
The Peanut is a recurring subject in my work.
The simple line of its organic form and the inherent duality in the peanut, (two nuts in one shell)
acting as a metaphor for the conflict in the human character.
My inspiration truly comes from those who are in my life, my family, and from the very private world I express within myself. I especially enjoy painting and sketching faces as the main focus of my work.
Driving around America for the last six years trying to cover as much of it as I could, going from one
political hotspot to the next, one thing has been clear politicians and the press create a constant
hysteria of the now.
- Investigation of the idea of landscape as the product of a social dialogue
- Collecting pieces of thinking from political encounters
- Create and manipulate environments in two and three dimensions.
- Variety of media and materials
Through the medium of photography I examine my desire to understand how emotions and memories are trapped inside photographs, representing reality in symbols. I am interested in creating art that is intimate, visceral, and emotive.