I enjoy working with paper as my preferred medium. My works deal with subjects which are often mundane and ordinary; things that we look at every day and take for granted. My aim is to raise these items to a higher level as I believe there is so much beauty and uniqueness in them. I think of my paper collages as an ode to the normal and typical and strive to elevate these objects.
I first sketch my subject to get a sense of the form. I like to exaggerate the color and light to create drama. I then use pieces of paper that I rip to create bold chunks of color.
Hand embroidery and sewing have been a huge part of my life and I look for opportunities when I can incorporate thread into my works to create areas of interest.
Commissions are welcome.