I began a committed study of art making in 1997. For the first thirteen years, I studied materials, tools and techniques with a number of artists in various disciplines, focusing particularly on landscape painting and then, western calligraphy. Beginning in 2010, I met three teachers who cumulatively launched me past predictable, unoriginal forms into increasingly abstract work, deeply connected to evolving consciousness. Along the way, I was influenced by masters of fluidity, and enabled by two mentors.
I now paint as an explorer. I appreciate the Gage Gallery ethos and community of engaged artists around whom all things are possible.
I am based in Sidney, BC