Statement

I am interested in transformation. My intent is to create spaces where the viewer becomes the protagonist. Isolation turns the focus inward and permits us to contemplate existence and our feelings about our environment. My palette comes from the changing hues of the sky and its effect on mood and structure.

The paintings present subjects devoid of sentiment. Daylight creates a blue, harsh luminosity that reveals the rough and uneven texture of surfaces. Nighttime creates the hiding space of the observer. All that remains is the decaying architecture that disappears without notice, deserted streets and amplified silence.

 

The isolation of a childhood spent in a New Jersey beach town has profoundly influenced my art. Blocks of houses with windows boarded, quiet streets interrupted by a distant train whistle, and long walks without passing a soul have created the mirror.