Artist Statement

My work embodies total creative freedom. Art-making means permission to be, without judgment or societal conventions- to laugh at life, the good, the messy, the ugly. I sum up the working process as being out of the closet.

 

If there are rules in art, they are meant to be broken. I work intuitively; there is no plan. The unconscious unfolds and dictates. The images are like a bizarre dream, a carnival pulled from memory and my perverse sense of humor.

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Detritus is my source both materially and conceptually. Duct tape, hair balls, bits of string and cardboard, gum wrappers, cartoon characters, create a domino effect of chaos and freedom.