I am inspired by the beauty of my natural surroundings and by the layers of history. I live in view of the ocean and a river where the scene is always changing, often from one moment to the next. I tend a garden that evolves daily and with the seasons. My paintings attempt to capture these brief visual events. My mixed media work begins with found objects, papers or anything that is evocative to me. I work with hot wax that can be both translucent and delicate or dense and sculptural. The process is spontaneous guided by memory, an idea or feeling and the materials.
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