I work in multiple layers of wax, encapsulating images in every layer. Partially veiled words, shapes, and images are glimpses into a visual journal, which can be excavated by the viewer. Often, a patina of age suggests an historical context—the painting as relic.
In addition to encapsulating found and treasured items in waxed tea-bags and exploring the color relationship found on a pair of boots, my interest of the past year has been to work with the paper directly on the heating unit allowing the transmutation of warm paint and pigment. This method demands spontaneity, and though I start with a loosely defined theme, I allow digression and distraction.
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY