The act of painting puts me into a meditative state of mind, which I find to be very pleasing. I’ve always been interested in the nuances and subtleties of life; getting in close to see – really see – the fine details of my world, then stepping back to see the whole, then back to the minutiae. Each line or shape that I make is like that. Focusing every ounce of my attention on each one during its creation, and then stepping back to experience the subtleties that come to life as they build up and work together, it’s like I’m meditating on all of my life’s quiet, introspective moments.
In my most current work, I’ve added a second series, in which the illusions of form, color, and space on the painted surface further challenge my sense of time and mindfulness.
Here are some of my favorite pieces.