Currently on display is my Picture Spot Series at the Harrington Gallery in Pleasanton. Just the other day I was notified that one of my prints sold. As an artist, I often work on ideas in the solitude of my mind, playing out these ideas over and over again in attempt to bring to the tangible […]
November 7 through December 15, 2012 Artists’ Reception: Thursday, November 8, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm The artists will be available during the reception for an informal “Artists’ Talk”. This exhibit explores the contentious relationship between man and nature, specifically, our use and misuse of it and the detritus that results. The marks and artifacts that remain […]
This work is about the way we find definition of character. As I sit here I contemplate my place in society-my worth. I question what role I play and how effective I am at playing it. I wonder if my work stands on its own and what it communicates. For the answers to these questions I read through various notes—thank yous, love letters, letters of recommendation and old birthday cards. I find many words describing my character, adjectives that praise and shed some light onto the qualities of my mind and feeling. I find definition of myself through the act of reading these notes.
When a small hole is made in the wall of a dark room, an inverted image of the scene outside the window appears on the opposite wall of the room. The camera obscura, literally “veiled chamber” in Latin, at once simple and profound, focuses attention on the wonder of light and the sensory mechanism with which we perceive it. Enjoy the vantage point created in this room. Stay for hours, come back again and again, to watch the leaves, the sky, passersby, unaware.