Color is the wordless expression of emotion. It flows through our lives as music through air. It is both memory and moment. When we are open to it, color can reach us where we are either most vulnerable or strong.
Line, texture, and mark, together with color, give definition to the work. As such, they create a dialogue spoken in a universal language. The dialogue starts, first, between the artist and materials, then extends to all who ultimately view and respond to the work.
My expressive works are sometimes informed by nature, sometimes informed by pure emotion. I begin each piece with a gesture that leads to the use of the next material or placement of the next brush stroke. As I allow line and color to lead me through the process of creation, I know it will lead the viewer through a process of exploration and experience.