Mixed media paintings explore symbolic ways to navigate our constantly changing environment.
Paintings of historic architectural interiors examine how we alter the spaces we inhabit and how they alter us.
Paintings and three dimensional mixed media assemblages delve into issues with water pollution, water scarcity and the warming of the ocean.
Water is the primal origin of all being. We take it for granted, yet the survival of our civilization is based upon our judicious usage. Our greatest fear is having too little or too much water.
Considering the fragility of our earth, these large-scale paintings address the moral dilemma we face as we deplete our natural resources, pollute our environment and witness the extinction of species.
The difficult, treacherous journeys of migrants and immigrants is considered as they seek relief from persecution and hope for a better life.
A release of expectation and a leap of faith is required as I create lines, shapes, relationships, harmony and disharmony, never knowing where the painting will go. Allowing the painting to take on a life of its own is my goal.