Hedgesville, WV


"Inspiration for my work is found in everyday forms. I usually deal with representational themes from nature or religious subject matter. As the work progresses, a 'dialogue' occurs among the paint, the Summer Vacation on Vinalhaven Island painting, and me as I struggle to pull everything together. I think about color, value and shape in an abstract way in order to judge whether they 'work' together for an effect, mood, feeling or quality --always feeling free to distort, change and simplify for