Artist Statement

My paintings are prompted by the mystical aspects of personal experiences and observations that began in childhood dealing with the likes of nature, early cultures, war-games, spinning tops and shooting marbles.

I see the making of my art pieces as a felicitous investigation into parts of my life and analogous to an archaeological dig.

My audience will view muted earth tones contrasted with bold color, stimulating textures and possibly 3-D components in images having multiple layers of meaning. I definitely have a passion for process, composition and the painterly surface.



See more from the artist...

On the Phillipi Creek series
Statement for the TWU M.F.A Exhibition
Landscape Musings
Outdoor Musings



At the Easel



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