Art should be experienced viscerally, not just visually; let me speak with you in gesture, shape, light, emotion.

As an artist, I am compelled to create work that examines my experience of being a human. I use my body and other materials to study and represent the intangible - clay, wire and a small paper dove to investigate grief, for instance. It brings me respite from some of my ruminations to contain them in these artworks; artifacts of safekeeping stored outside of my body. When viewers pause to consider the work, I am conversing with them in a language beyond words; a language of sensing, emotion, metaphor and art. It is the hope of making an unspoken connection with the viewer through the resulting artwork that inspires me to share the work.

Let me show you...