Artist Statement

I am a realist painter whose focus is psychological portraits.

My portraits are simple, quiet and introspective. My images are presented in a straightforward and unadorned fashion. My motivation is to express emotion and create a contemporary statement.

As a lifetime student, I strive to see more deeply and speak more clearly. Though I frequently work from photos, my work from life contributes to my understanding of the limitations of photography. I study anatomy, figure drawing and plein-air painting.

These things challenge my skills, test my humility, and inform my work.

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David, Oil painting on panel

Jane, Oil on panel, 24 x 24 inches

Pi, Oil painting on panel

Self Portrait I, Oil on linen

Greg, One Hour Photo Clerk

Fur Coat, Oil on linen

Poolscape 1, Oil on panel, 30 x 30 inches

Poolscape 3, Oil on linen, 30 x 60 inches

Survivor, bronze sculpture