"Elegant, elegiac assemblage..." (Sacramento Bee)
"Bizarre, yet oddly appealing..." (Napa Valley CA Register)
"Compositions from a dream world—an odd world..." (New Bedford (MA) Art Museum Exhibition Catalog)
"Work that demands your attention and exploration..." (Portland ME Phoenix)
I've always been interested in miniature worlds--aquariums, model train layouts, dollhouses--and many of my pieces reflect that interest. They are small worlds created through juxtapositions of…
- …unrelated items in a setting where familiar shapes take on new meaning.
- …textures—the decay of rust and corrosion against the richness of marble and velvet, the warmth of wood against the
sheen of metal.
- …ideas—religion/science, old/new, material/spiritual, utilitarian/frivolous.