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I paint images that portray a presence in an environment or an absence of one and evoke an emotional response. Numerous transparent color washes define the form. Light as a subject gives meaning and suggests a narra- tive content.
Art making is an activity that documents my creative and critical thinking and takes the form of visual poetry. Paintings are abstracted portraits of places experienced, spaces navigated and those imagined. Photographing and drawing the world around me are also critical parts of my process. I use photography as a tool for observing nature, but the images are never directly painted from a photograph. Drawing from a model every week also strengthens a keen sense of observation, and strengthens design sensibilities. The work suggests a human prese...