As a painter/photographer with a background in architecture and design, I constantly frame my vision of the world to imagine how subject matter may appear on a canvas or in a photo. I still shoot with my old SLR and a variety of lenses as I did in art school in San Francisco. As a photography student, I shot extensively among the industrial settings of South San Francisco. To this day, I am still attracted to shattered metal and surface degradation, always seeking out wrecking yards and their inherent chaos. I search for instances of beauty and narrative hidden within the disarray of these wrecking yards. My abstract expressionist mindset, and the inherent energy it generates, allows me to transpose this vision onto canvas.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
—Henry David Thoreau
BFA - The San Francisco Art Institute, 1985
The Art League School, 2000 - present
2018, 2017(3), 2015, 2014 The Art League Gallery (Equal Merit Award 2017)
2017, 2012, 2009, 2007, 2004, 2002 Artomatic
2014, 2012, 2010 Art At Paulo’s
2014, 2008 Fotoweek DC
2013 Affordable Art Fair Brussels
2013 LA Art Show
2011 Artomatic Takes Flight
2009, 2008 Vegetate Restaurant
2004 The Alexandria Symphony Concert Exhibition
2004, 2003, 2002, The Kalorama Artists’ Fair
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