altered books

“We who have grown up with books know they can be rich in drama, tragedy, comedy, and every possible aspect of human experience. In my work I use books to openly portray some part of human experience or emotion, transforming bound pages of abstract symbols into direct visual experience.” see more …

     

assemblage

“Tangible forms, relics, discarded & found objects: a piece ‘fits’ where a painter might use colour.” see more …

     

representations

“These pieces come from a devotion to detail, a desire to capture something seen by a disarming eye, the urge to go beyond the photographic image …” see more …

     

abstracts

“The tiny up-close details, the wonder and energy of huge expanses. The challenge is to capture the ’ness of things, the hugeness, the sadness, the weakness, the agelessness ….” see more …

     

faces

“There is mystery in any face, be it a real or an imagined face. Sometimes I create a face with just a few simple shapes, and sometimes with great detail ….” see more …