am inspired by the great nature artists of the 18th and 19th centuries:
their stark white backgrounds, obsessive detail, and quest to catalog
natures prodigious formal invention. This meeting of art and science
is contemporary again.
But unlike those masters who idealized the perfect specimen
I seek out a feral botany, found literally off the beaten path. More
portrait than a still life, I depict subjects that are akin to us: vibrant,
complex, graceful, but also vulnerable, malignant, mortal.
Follow these links for images from my recent residency in Marfa,
Texas creating a ceramic tile public art mural, for work from a
residency at Acadia National Park in Maine,
and for Turf, a new work that
premieres at Wave Hill in the Bronx