The interplay of colors, depth, movement and organic forms enlivens me. What gives me joy and drives me is the challenge of rich colors blending and playing off each other creating a mood for the piece. My paintings are nonobjective in style, yet many have animated forms in balanced relationships.
I currently paint using acrylic on canvas sized from about two by three feet to four feet square. Painting large enables me to create an open color field with translucent layers, depth and boundless space resulting in a feeling of the forms having unrestrained movement. I work on multiple paintings at a time.
I am a fifth generation San Franciscan. I was a child surrounded by a small family art collection and a library...