photography

Behind the Work: The Travelers Series

Behind the Work: The Travelers Series

The Travelers is an ongoing series of vibrantly colorful paintings created using multiple layers of oil paint and inspired by my archive of photographs. In The Travelers I’m working to create art that evokes the passage of time as it is - fluid and transitory. By looking back at my archive of photography work, I can look to the future and imagine where it might go.

On Seeing Nature in Black and White

On Seeing Nature in Black and White

My obsession with photography started with my love of black and white film.  Since I was very little I used to imagine scenes in shades of gray and when I started painting I would often sketch my paper or my canvas using charcoal and then feel reluctant to paint them with my colors. I pretty much live for color nowadays and I love to bring my images to life in that way, but it's true what they say about never forgetting your first love. I've been exploring and studying tones and contrasts for years but lately I'm feeling so energized and inspired by the patterns and textures that I'm finding in nature.

Art and Photography Sale to Benefit Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Art and Photography Sale to Benefit Victims of Hurricane Harvey

From now until September 1st I will donate 10% of all proceeds from the sale of any original paintings and fine art photography, as well as any photo shoots booked, to benefit the victims of this terrible storm that has wreaked havoc on the lives of so many people.