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...
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...
A process, documented.

A process, documented.

How do you document a meditative practice if not for moments of bright lucidity? My practice of painting doesn’t not exist in the cerebral space, often. Perhaps it might start there, but the journey always takes me somewhere else entirely. It is a practice rooted deep...