Above is a sampling of my work dating from 2001-2017, starting with the most recent. The paintings I’ve selected to present here are intended to give you an idea of my preoccupations and interests. Form (the way I paint) and content (what I paint), it seems to me, have remained fundamentally consistent, while also evolving and progressing over time, in their own ways.
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"Inanna’s Descent" is an ancient Sumerian myth. According to the story, Inanna embarkes upon a voyage to the underworld to visit her sister, Ereshkigal. This is a shamanic journey, a voyage inward to recover lost or supressed parts of ourselves in order...read more
This woodcut was inspired by the winter holidays, the season of light. The winter solstice, like the summer solstice, involves fire. However, the winter solstice is a more intimate time which lends itself better to indoor, domestic celebrations. A...read more
This woodcut depicts my studio where I live in Barcelona, Spain. This is a place where I spend a lot of time working, making things, thinking, daydreaming. The output of my production has been mainly painting and drawing, so printmaking is...read more
I am an American artist from Wisconsin who lives in Barcelona, Spain. I studied painting at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago under Don Southard. After leaving the Midwest, I lived in Greenpoint (Brooklyn, New York City) for many years. In 2006 I moved to Barcelona, where I now live and paint.
I paint life as I experience it externally and internally, from my particular point of view. I want to show humans and non-humans living in harmony with nature and each other. My approach to painting is the same as my approach to life. I try to keep it simple and honest. I try to live and paint from the heart.
photo courtesy of Lisa Klappe Photography