I believe art is
communication. Every time I create an image on canvas, I am relaying
part of myself to the viewer, exposing a fragment of inner dialogue to the
When I was younger, I put as much enthusiasm in writing as I did into
painting. I wanted to tell a story with everything I made.
Over the years, I have discovered I am able to accomplish this with more
range and beauty with a brush then I ever was able to with a
I work mostly with the figure, exploring colors and structure of living
flesh. The human body has been a constant in my work over the years,
and I am still trying to catch the perfection of anatomy in motion on
Each person that I paint has a story to tell, from the pattern of their
skin to the expression in their eyes. I use each of these different
elements of their persona to make up the bigger picture, and to
communicate their being as a whole on the canvas.