My primary focus is
painting and moderately scaled sculpture. The
paintings incorporate aspects of expressionism and
formalism produced with brushes, trowels, squeegees
and sticks on canvas.
No longer inclined to
attempt to make my medium address secondary
presumptions or fields of inquiry, I have gravitated
towards coaxing my medium into resolute artifacts.
I have no doubt that my
interior life forges structures and possibilities
that are configured by my psyche and experience
based on my own senses and interaction with the
Whether for a painting,
paperwork, sculpture, or a foam board piece,
assessment and preparation is essential,
particularly scale, medium, and general direction.
It always amazes me how
quickly such banal and inert materials can respond
to activation. Often a work can take off quickly for
better or worse. At this juncture it becomes
essential to manage, not override, the works
inherent destiny but comply with the medium and work
it into some essential causality that can disclose
some circumstantial theme.