Getting Ready for my March Solo Show

My collages are created through a process of combining different media and ripped-up pages of marks. It then becomes a process of layering, adding, sometime subtracting, and re-configuring. I am trying to relate the paintings to this process, but instead of combining collage pieces, I am building up layers of marks, subtracting areas by covering them up and then adding more and more layers until I feel the image is resolved.

Studio Update: Spring Explorations

Here we are in April and it already feels like June here in Germany. Only weeks ago we had a frigid cold snap and now we are looking at 80-90°F weather this week. Like most people, I am very tuned into the seasons, especially seeing them unfold outside of my studio window. For the past… Continue reading Studio Update: Spring Explorations

Everything But the Kitchen Sink…

Expanding My Mixed Media Repertoire I have never produced as much work and worked so consistently as I am now. I’m in some kind of flow and that means every piece I make informs the next. I think it was natural, then, to begin incorporating torn paper collage and paper cutting into the mixed media works I’m… Continue reading Everything But the Kitchen Sink…

More New Work

Just a quick update on recent work. For a while now I’ve been wanting to add interesting background elements to my still life works. I had gotten into the habit of separating my objects from all context by showing them on a bare, white ground. This was significant, so I knew if I went back… Continue reading More New Work