These collages utilize the dross of the past two decades as a photographer who has held onto all their photos including the not so good ones. Instead of letting them rot in a box I wanted to give them new life in an imaginary landscape. I intend to create landscapes to phase out on hopefully relaxing the eyes after a hard days brow furrowing. Inspired by much time spent in the natural world coming back to the city i hermit away and create painterly canvases of texture and depth, use of canvas satiating the painter I never really turned out to be. Inspired heavilyby the presence of my daughter in my life and dissecting and amending visual communication to relate on a simpler plane of understanding.
This work is heavily reliant on an OCD need to have a repetitive task to meditate on cutting each piece individually, none of the pieces mean much on their own but together they make something more then what they were (taking up space on my shelf.) To create something beautiful from the
left behind. Trying to create an artistic process in line with holistic earth living authenticity I am my own self supplying art maker as long as I remain also a photographer and i trust that photography flows through my life as sure as breath.
Seattle Gradation on a Mid Autumn's Day 2015
Drought beyond the Mountains, 2015
Mountainscape, The inBetween and Urban Crunch 2014
Recollections inspired by the Cascade Mt range.
The Palouse 2013
A Series of works inspired by explorations of Eastern Washington.
Recycled Landscapes of the Palouse; photographic collage , coated in Jewelers grade resin.
Tiles of nature inspired colors to be combined to your choosing.
Inspired from seeing the sun through the trees on many forested adventures.
All created from Recycled Landscapes methodology and coated in jewelers grade resin.
Sound Wave in Progress 2013
Copper Weave 2013