“Years ago, I began printmaking as a tool to make developments in my painting. Now, making prints is an integrated, meaningful part of my studio practice . The work in this show spans about 5 years. All of the pieces are a variety of print processes combined to form its own unique language. I have been discovering many new ways to make prints that have an additive as well as a subtractive element. Much like painting. Done one at a time. So, there are no series, no registration, no multiples.
In all my work over the last several years, I have been using metaphors of nature to access powerful emotions. Frustration at unfairness, grief from copious loss, and exaltation from moments of oneness. These types of sentiments are what I visually express as twisted lines, animated forms, or expressive coloration. Working in this way has allowed an inquisitiveness regarding my relationships; both human and with the natural world. Continually pushing the boundaries of what I may know to be my truth and exposing humanity in a way that breaks barriers of division."