Artist Statement

 

My process is to listen and respond. The subject is always a mystery to me. I never know what I am creating until it's complete. I would say the most important part of my process is just staying present. When I am listening to myself, I can connect easily to my soul. Sometimes inspiration comes to me in intricate pieces. I may have a dream about one stroke of color, and then cannot touch it again for days. Other times I can complete an entire large scale piece in one sitting. I let the work guide me. Working as an abstract expressionist draws me to concepts not subject matter. It becomes an adventure Instead of a destination; this is the most freeing feeling in the world. After I have a number completed I may see the story unfold. Most times I write and paint at the same time. Painting creates the dialogue, causing an internal form of communication. For my art is the expression of my soul to the world. I create art because I must, the same reason I eat and sleep. I need to express my soul to survive. Its lovely when other people appreciate my work, I have to admit I love what I do. If I get to keep my work it also brings me joy. If a piece is meant to be sold, then it will be. I have complete faith that I am on my true path in life, so I am open to wherever it will take me. My only job is to just be.

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Paramecium
Periscope
Periscope
Periscope
Periscope
Periscope
Borrowed Faith
Borrowed Faith
Borrowed Faith
UNTITLED
UNTITLED
UNTITLED
REPETITION
REPETITION
REPETITION
Pulse
PULSE
Namaste
Namaste2
Elements
Elements1
ELEMENTS
Dim
Dim
Percipitate
Percipitate
ORGIN
Dive
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Dive

Trust your gut, even when it's ripping you apart. Even when it terrifies you, it’s your only road map. Your heart is the only thing that will not lead you astray. It will always work with the universe to leave you breadcrumbs for your true path. The trick is to get quiet enough, to get clear enough to recognize them. Go within; ask for a revival of self! Ask your heart "what do I want" and be patient. The answer will reveal itself, all you need to do is remain open to receive it.

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