My preferred painting
technique involves using either transparent or opaque layers of color in oils,
and more isolated color fields in acrylic, although the two techniques
sometimes overlap. The color juxtaposition results in an impression of movement
or a continuity/discontinuity of components.
My work tends to focus on natural shapes,
patterns from nature, and compelling ideas that come to my attention. I like tedium and detail, chaos and
ambiguity, rearranging objects and shapes in an unfamiliar way. Influence comes
from the environment, architecture, other artists, concepts, news, everyday
ordinary things, or monumental events.
My process is close
observation and then looking past the obvious to alter what I see. My work is centered around the interconnectivity
of all things to their surroundings. I
build what I enjoy and hope to provide a new idea or experience for the viewer.