Artist Statement

Artist Statement

Artist Statement

 Photo by Bret Brookshire

Photo by Bret Brookshire

I intend to bring a dissonant charge to the work I create. Playful and quirky on the exterior, my work uses whimsy as a device to draw closer inspection, leading to greater awareness and introspection among viewers. Once engaged, the viewer often finds evocations of the dark matter that is the underbelly of human existence, striking a primordial balance.

My projects are collaborative in nature and exist at the intersection of visual and performing arts, poetry, technological innovation, and social issues like gender perception, sexual violence, addictions, loss and motherhood.

I am particularly interested in turning the traditional medium of painting  and sculpture into a multi-dimensional and immersive experience for the viewer. I strive to accomplish this by creating multimedia installations, performances, projected animations, and interactive sculptures accompanied by original music compositions.

My work aims to speak to the nature of being, to the heart as well as intellect and to be accessible to people of all ages and backgrounds.