Recent Work / paintings

The natural world is what thrills me: sky, land, the watery places, and creatures that fly. The bone-crushing beauty of life. My twenty-one years in the Southwest, infused my vision with a sense of scale I had not experienced growing up on the East Coast. In my paintings, I lay down layers and layers of color, opaque and translucent, to build up the surface with texture and stroke, and to create luminous images. I want to record the scars that happen to everything and everyone as we walk through our time in the physical world. Recent work invokes the great immensity we inhabit, and our minuscule, exquisite place in it.