Art comes in many forms: it shouts out in anger or despair from a fearful, painful place; it reflects nature and the human form in all its complexities. It tells a story or it seeks out colour, texture and form.
Art is at its best when it solicits a response, a dialogue. I've been blessed with a supportive, loving family and good friends. I've also been blessed with good fortune and good health so my art reflects that too. My art has been said to be 'peaceful', to be 'imbued with air'. I have always been drawn to nature and my pursuit is to capture its illusive beauty and set it down on canvas. Nature's light harmonizes regardless of where it falls. It can be frustratingly difficult to capture; my art is a work in progress.
More importantly, I fear though that much is being lost, preserved only in photographs and in other works of art. The pressures we are placing on our environments are unrelenting and devastating. For the sake of our children and our children's children we must find a way, have the political will as a people to reflect on our pathological practices and reject them. To see with new eyes; to imagine a new landscape. We must accept to live in harmony with our home and treat it with reverence. It's my sincere hope that my art, in its own small way, will help us to reflect on what we yet have and that it won't just document what once was.
I'd like to thank all those who have encouraged and supported my passion and continue to do so. It's vital to me. Indeed it's a privilege to bring some semblance of 'peace' or even just a smile to clients and viewers alike.