My paintings use lyrical compositions full of unexpected syncopation, color, and energy to create a compelling interpretation of natural forces. Inspired by the powerful landforms and expansive spaces of Montana, I employ a gestural approach to engage the viewer in the primal energy of the sublime on a deeper level.
Abandoning the representational tradition of landscape painting requires an adventurous state of mind intent on going forth into unknown territory with every stroke. It is a method of inquiry reflecting the innate human instincts that draw us to reconnect with nature on a metaphysical level.
Acrylic on Canvas
"These paintings celebrate the vibrant energy that emanates from the rocks I've encountered in Montana, Utah, New Mexico and Colorado. I use gestures, colors and rhythms to channel the power of rock spirits and reveal the life force within."