A Working Statement About My Art
My art is nurtured by my education of the natural world and my experiential observations of behavior. I am an artist, craftsperson, and student of natural history whose practice is centrally founded on the exploration of these few subjects. The goal of my artwork is to usher a more profound relationship with nature through art, science and active experiences in space. Through engaging a diverse variety of materials, scales and compositions my collective body of artwork may be better understood as expressions related to behavior, the environment and identity.
My personal life as an artist, and the work that I produce is contextually responsive to our contemporary era, wherein humans are dramatically altering and responding to every place and earth system. Due to the inherent self interest of our hominid experience, I consider myself a figurative artist regardless of the subject matter or the forms that my work engages.