My history paintings reflect life experiences of Brooklyn communities; immigrants, mom and pop shopowners, war veterans and 'ordinary people' who all have stories are the subjects of my colorful, expressionistic images.
My work utilizes raw organic textures superimposed by hard, sometimes solid-lined objects to create visceral abstract forms transporting viewers to an intricate world of shapes, colors and implicit sounds.
I have always been intrigued by black and white photography and have been inspired by scenes as close as my Brooklyn neighborhood and as far away as Europe. I am constantly trying to create unique photographs from familiar scenes in New Yor
The communication of mood and feeling through the medium of color is of primary intention in my work.
References to landscape, movement, the figure, and cultural context form the underlying messages-though veiled-and irrevocably changed.
My work is a collage of random thoughts and inspiration layered together through a series of
improvisational sessions. Much of the content comes from my everyday life experiences. The end
result is sometimes convoluted, and abstract. I