My work is about the animation of life as expressed through the gestures and relationships of organic shapes. For me, nature in harmony provides an example of transcendence, whatever the species. I prefer to treat human and nonhuman subjects much the same because I see the similarities. The latter is usually an assortment of forms in a field, forest, or stream that appear to me as dancers in choreography or the notes in a musical score. . Seasonal changes, movement,
transition, and impermanence are what interest me. I like the drama of the life process, and want to show it happening in some small way with each effort. This involves returning to favorite subjects, but not forcing them as a series. A friend once said that she painted
to find out what it looks like. That is just about right.
The moving finger
writes; and, having writ
moves on: nor all your piety and wit
shall lure it back to cancel half a
line, nor all your tears wash out a word