Experience and the reality of illusion
In my paintings I strive to reconcile ambivalent illusions in search of the reality in my own experience. My paintings are narratives about perception and how perception is the product of synchronized inner imaginings and physical experiences. Paint is the perfect medium for this investigation as it allows me to move fluidly between trompe l'oeil and abstract renderings. Both painting approaches are ambivalent in that they represent only themselves and at the same time, in my work, are symbols for something else. In my paintings, trompe l'oeil imagery symbolizes the physical experience and ...
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