Each of us is
here in his/her particular place and time for a specific purpose. All of us have
the power to contribute to the kind of legacy we choose to leave behind. I seek
the path of the artist. It is a solitary journey in which one is solely
accountable for one's success or failure in its purest sense. I like that...
love what I do! I am filled with wonder about nature; I am inspired by memories
and dreams; I am excited by diversities and potentials. I use the figure and
landscape in abstract images to tell stories and ask questions that reflect my
personal views and visions. This is a task embedded with immeasurable
responsibilities, which I undertake with cautious exuberance and considerable
humility. I am committed to broadening my awareness, to developing my
sensibilities, and to keeping my tools in constant good working order.
A child teaches
me the art of counting: "One, one, one, one, one……..," our noses pointing firmly
When I enter the
studio, I am that child, capable of immeasurable possibilities. Whether I am
painting, making prints, drawing, or performing, I thrill at the processes of
making marks, and relish the meandering each medium proffers. Memory,
observation, experience, and imagination are my beacons. Grounding my feet
firmly in the tangible, my path is smoothest when I am willing to fall. Along
the way, discoveries and resonance abound. I traverse a solitary journey where I
simply cannot become lost, where every turn promises an adventure, and each step
brings me closer toward home.
said, "We work in the dark. We do what we can. We give what we have. Our doubt
is our passion, and our passion is our task. The rest is the madness of art."
I count myself
among the fortunate.
invite you to visit my studio, for more information access:
Sausalito Artists Open Studios