ARTIST STATEMENTS

Gilded Idyll

Gilded Idyll

“Listen, are you breathing just a little and calling it a life?” Mary Oliver wrote these words in a poem titled “Have You Ever Tried to Enter the Long Black...

Gilded Idyll

“Listen, are you breathing just a little and calling it a life?” Mary Oliver wrote these words in a poem titled “Have You Ever Tried to Enter the Long Black...

Undergrowth

Undergrowth

“Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could...

Undergrowth

“Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could...

Life, Death, and Time

Life, Death, and Time

This work is my version of Philippe de Champaigne's Vanitas Still Life with a Tulip, Skull, and Hourglass, (c. 1671) About Philippe de Champaigne: Philippe de Champaigne was a French...

Life, Death, and Time

This work is my version of Philippe de Champaigne's Vanitas Still Life with a Tulip, Skull, and Hourglass, (c. 1671) About Philippe de Champaigne: Philippe de Champaigne was a French...

Webs at Dawn

Webs at Dawn

From as far back as I can remember, I have always been an early bird. It doesn’t always happen, as the frenetic pace of adult life often has me wanting...

Webs at Dawn

From as far back as I can remember, I have always been an early bird. It doesn’t always happen, as the frenetic pace of adult life often has me wanting...

Vanitas I

Vanitas I

This piece is based on a painting, Vanitas Still Life, by Jan Van Kessel the Elder, dating back to 1665/1670. What struck me about this painting was the sense of...

Vanitas I

This piece is based on a painting, Vanitas Still Life, by Jan Van Kessel the Elder, dating back to 1665/1670. What struck me about this painting was the sense of...

The Passage

The Passage

I have spoken at length about my love of using art and writing to open portals to other worlds, times, and experiences. The following is a story about how I...

The Passage

I have spoken at length about my love of using art and writing to open portals to other worlds, times, and experiences. The following is a story about how I...