What do you do? How do you define yourself as an artist?
I paint primarily from what I see. What this means is that something outside of myself is necessary to bounce off of. When it works, the picture created is one that others can recognize themselves in. My part is to catch something of the world in a series of marks, to create an analog to a shared experience. This is not a description of style, as that changes over time, but of approach…
Cityscapes have been occupying me most for the last few years. Driving a taxi has put the streets into view on a daily basis, so it’s no wonder that it forms so much of the work. What’s important is to make marks that both live on their own as well as describe… (read more)