Artist Statement

Like the structures that inspired them, in my paintings, image layers image, sometimes sanded or scraped away. The painting itself becomes a palimpsest of history like the ancient buildings, addressing the tension between the permanent and the passing. My paintings express my desire to explore the edge between visible and invisible, past and present, spiritual and physical. My drawings also walk this edge between past and present, spiritual and physical. I explore with pen and ink the ephemeral nature of emotion and breath, our experience of the transcendent through being physical creatures....

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