Cielo: a new series

Cielo: a new series

A new series has been emerging — patient, steady, sure-footed and yet, unrelenting. This is how it happens: how a new body of work takes shape. Obsession becomes a forceful member in the creation process —pushing its broad shoulders into the foreground, leaving little...
A meditation.

A meditation.

Color. So undiluted and pure and punctuating that one can nearly taste it on the very tip of their tongue. Hue. Swimming with complexity, gently tinting the light as it swirls invisibly around the room, leaving a delicate glow in the air, staining surfaces with its...
Fresh from the dark

Fresh from the dark

It always happens at the beginning. When I’m working on an all new body of work for a show; the deadline marked neatly on a calendar, several months ahead. I find myself staring into an abyss; darkness all around me — a great and yawning chasm beneath and beyond....
De/Constructing Landscape

De/Constructing Landscape

My process is based around that of my intuition, which means I quite often have no idea where a painting is going to end up. It’s a bit of a ride; one of which I have tried to guide but each time I do, I notice how little control I truly have. Because of this, I often...
I painted over a painting, today.

I painted over a painting, today.

Today, I painted over a painting. It happens from time to time; I recycle a piece to create something better. Typically, I will paint over something that just never ended up being successful in my mind. It fell short of an idea or just never came to a place of...
Creative Solitude

Creative Solitude

Creative Solitude The all too necessary (momentary) sabbatical post-show It’s become a bit of a habit. That is, taking the time to pause after toiling in the studio leading up to an exhibition. Before a show, my pulse is quickened. Perpetually. I’m a bit frantic....