“My paintings, prints and works on paper combine precise narrative details with an atmospheric space that dissolves these details, manipulating the sense of foreground and background, matter and the
void. My work is influenced by photography and, like photos, my images are produced serially, are made through a simple process (ink absorbed into paper) and are informed by chance events like gravity and evaporation. “My paintings pose as a photographic event but appear more like dreams, memories or historical reconstructions- I play with the relationship between time and the image.
A recent painting, Scene on the Ice, borrows elements from the cinema and photography but also exploits a recurring theme in my work – the stage. All images are in a way staged, drawing the viewer into artifice. My work borrows elements of the theater -- the audience, props, the publicity shot, the stage itself – confronting the viewer with layers of representation and meaning.”
prints and works on paper have been exhibited in group and solo shows
throughout the south and northeast.
Recent exhibitions include Visions
at the Block Gallery in
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