Painting is emotional; texture, brush strokes, color all enhance the emotion and the vision. My influences began with Cezanne, then Monet, Picasso, Pollock & DeKooning. The color, the structure, brushstrokes and drips: layering, texturing , staining; energising the plane of the canvas to produce an image like no other.
Feelings on Fire: This is a time in my life to bare my soul. The paint is thinner, stained onto raw canvas in my search for essence; a revelation as it unfolds.
Urban Landscape: reflects NYC, LA & Ventura ; all cities near water, finding beauty in weathered graffiti as well as roiling river or ocean. Textures . Light. Energy. Layers, over or under , the depth of life.Changes in the Light, caught in a glance.