It isn’t always easy to explain the inspiration behind my abstract pieces, as they often are an interpretation of an emotion or response that I had to a particular setting or view. But I feel that my inspiration isn’t particularly important, as art should be a personal experience, shaped by the viewer’s memories and feelings. I am driven by a need to harness color, textures, shapes, lines, and forms to translate the beauty of our natural environment in a way that evokes an emotional response. I’ve explored printmaking, sculpture, and sketching, but keep returning to my first love, painting. Over the years, my interests have evolved from impressionist landscapes to an abstract expression of natural beauty, primarily in acrylics and oil.
Barrington Art Festival: TBA