I think all of my work as narrative. I often create without a preconceived plan, but the story is formed as I layer materials on the surface. In this blog post are short jumping off points for a story for three of my favorite artworks from the past two years. 1. It’s unclear whether this is the hindquarters of aRead More →

Storytelling has always been an essential slice of my creative life.  I hear many artists wishing their work would “just speak for itself” or lamenting the requirement of creating an artist statement.  I’m the opposite.  I’m always being asked to write less and scale back.  I decided I just needed a medium beyond the artist statement and a format forRead More →

This piece is the first one I created in my “Unprepared Eye” series, and it has ended up being one of my favorites. I’ve since made several new drawings that occupy a similar mind-space, but at the time in which it was created it was quite an outlier. I began with a vision of an arid almost colorless landscape withRead More →