“I compose my artworks as I think them, not as I see them.”
After fifty years gleaning the urban wilds of Chicago, I currently live off-the-grid in a small mountain valley nestled within the Kootenai National forest.
My earliest art expressions were through cartooning and illustration which directly lead to my fascination with surrealism. As my first love of painting matured, I was next inspired by the Impressionists and modern art movements. During my university years, I became aware of the Chicago Imagist School styles and my art logically followed a similar path. Rounding out my stylistic influences, I...more