Artist Statement Submitted 2018Artist born and raised in the Lowcountry of South Carolina. Greatly influenced by Paul Gauguin, Edward Hopper, Winslow Homer, Alice Ravenel Huger Smith, and my high school art teacher when at Wando; Virginia Fouche Bolton.
I paint and have painted my experiences or my journeys. My work is in water media on Yupo and watercolor paper. Judges have remarked these words towards my work; Solid, strong, monumental, mysterious, mystical feeling, aggressive, magic realist, Decaris like, fine line between modern and abstract art, tension in the piece, personal, challenging piece, contemporary.