My paintings come from a personal place of life and experience. I create nostalgic, atmospheric landscapes, seascapes, and skyscapes which are multilayered, with respect to both their structural composition and symbolic meaning. The spiritual transformation of an individual in response to an existentially challenging situation often confronts the viewer with the fragile nature of human existence. Defining and interpreting the fluid dynamism of darkness and light, the real and surreal, nihilism and conscious being is my painting journey. I invite the viewer in to share their own journey of walking a similar path, being a solitary observer, and experiencing both the thunder and peace of the living ocean. It’s an honor to be able to create from the inside out and do what I love each day.