I have spent my whole life creating art, but my career as an oil painter began 10 years ago when I went on a study abroad program in Co. Kerry Ireland. The rugged landscape had characteristics that resonated with the way I handled oil. I am still exploring many of the characteristics of landscape which attracted me to painting in the first place. Instead of towering cliffs, I paint buildings, bridges, cranes, factories, and oil rigs. These figures often stand juxtaposed to the ephemeral qualities of the sky and sea. There is something uniquely American about my work as it acknowledges both the beauty and sadness in Man's conquering of untamed nature.
What am I doing now?
Living in Philadelphia and taking weekly trips to NYC, I'm usually working on several projects at a time: