Artist Statement

I paint to elicit a feeling or mood with subtle innuendos of touch and light. The application, whether oil paint or pastel, as well as the use of color and viscosity, needs to be sensitive to the spirit of the image and the spirit of the painter. I envision a new yet familiar world of color, movement, rhythm and shape and invite the viewer to join me there.


My shapes and colors allude to sensory experience, memory, and the magic inherent in the landscape. Can the painting speak to you, whisper a story that you've always known? Perhaps it is a story you have been carrying in your heart all this time, one that has been waiting to see itself reflected.