It has been way too long since my last post! A lot is happening with my work these days. I’ve reached a new level of comfort with my abstractions. I’m focused on creating a complex visual language of my own. I never thought embracing abstraction could feel so natural, but here I am. My most recent works, like many before them, are rooted in nature. But … Continue reading Plunging in
My current artwork is going boldly where it has never been before. It’s a mashup of crazy pop culture influences from Jim Henson and Dr. Seuss to Star Trek. Not really sure how I got onto this train, but it sure is fun. I’ve always loved sci-fi shows and books about the future, both post-apocalyptic and Utopian (which often overlap) and then there was David … Continue reading Creating New Worlds
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 making. It started with this piece I created for the … Continue reading Everything But the Kitchen Sink…
First I’ll say this. I don’t love hunting and I don’t think I could ever do it myself, even if the species is overpopulated and most parts of the animal are eaten and used. It follows, then, that modern taxidermy disturbs me. Somehow it seems okay, though, and even quaint, when the stuffed animals are hundreds of years old and part of a collection of aging curiosities. Over … Continue reading Beauty and the Beasts at the Museum of Hunting and Nature in Paris
I’m pleased to announce that I am working on new artworks for a site-specific show, called Through Your Eyes, in the spring at Unterhammer im Karlstal. It took me a little while to get going with the work, but I’m finally getting all my ideas unified into one body, which dovetails comfortably with the work I was already doing. Since it’s a site-specific show, it’s important to … Continue reading New Work for “Through Your Eyes” Show This Spring!