ARTIST STATEMENT

        I work on paper to depict animals and people and landscapes in narrative moments. My toolbox consists of mark-making techniques developed over time: I use impressions from hand-carved stamps to form textures and trees, birds and fish; I use thick grounds of oil pastel,  scraped through with lines to form water and clouds; I use chalk, graphite, crayon and block-printing inks. My subject matter derives from my east-coast roots and western life, fueled by intuition and subconscious undercurrents. I want my drawings to have visual excitement and a sense of mystery. 

 

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ARTIST BIO

       I am a visual artist, an art school graduate with a lifelong career in newspaper design and illustration. My studio career began

in 2008.

Studio wall 2019

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Studio wall 2016

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Studio wall 2012