I have always found a philosophical connection with nature’s multiple facets, and the cathartic effect of a walk in the forest or a day by the sea. As a painter, my creativity is continually sparked by my deep respect for nature, stunning and awe-inspiring.
Intuition is what guides me to my next piece. As shapes and soft edges began to appear in my work, my intuition began to manifest itself through this new technique I had discovered, sometimes appearing as mysterious lights. These lights along with my choice of subjects drew me to choose titles that were allusions to Greek Mythology and Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream which seemed to compliment this body of work like nothing I have created before. After all, Greek Mythology has a deep connection to nature and all its mystery. For many years I have had the privilege of supporting the education of Greek Mythology in public school as an educational assistant. In researching titles I have discovered there is always more to know! My love of learning has been nourished, as well, with this current body of work. Certainly, the Fates were involved!
The color and texture of oil paint, and more recently oil and cold wax, is my preference. I usually set a goal for myself with each new painting, always challenging myself. Thematically, my artwork is often inspired by the following: my family, humanitarianism, environmental conservation, and literature. I hope these pieces will present a sense of intrigue to the observer.