Artist Statement

Process is critical. The complexity and wholeness of any intimate experience does not exist in a vacuum. Collective voices of communities past and present are reflected in the less than pristine treatment of surface. I flip through magazines, photographs, and drawings. Spontaneous choices of images are pressed into wet gesso then peeled off the canvas just before drying completely. What is left behind is reversed images and text—a somewhat cryptic message. The narrative possibilities increase, but ultimately, I choose which messages get buried under glazes of oil paint and which have a voice.

The Guestbook

AlphaHelix says: Sublime. Artistry in the throes of passion. Raw.