Upon graduating from the Alberta College of Art & Design in 2002, I continued to make art and develop my practice out of a small collective in East Calgary AB, and in the last ten years, out of my home based studio in Victoria BC. I am fortunate to have the ocean and old growth forests nearby for inspiration, as well an abundance of talented artists who also call Victoria home.
In the studio, the pure process of creating, making, playing, building layers, moving paint around, making marks and scratching surfaces is deeply fulfilling. Though acrylics, oils, formal elements and the intuitive response of the painting process, I explore nature, the human experience, the everyday, connection and simple beauty. I have always admired the courage that many Abstract Expressionist’s held and the artwork of painters Mark Rothko, Egon Schiele and Betty Goodwin.
My work has been displayed across Western Canada in various public and private collections.
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