Artist's Statement

Like the winding Kickapoo River near my home, I look at art as a flow of ideas. From the initial stimulus or inspiration within myself, I systematically transform those ideas into a visual image. As an architect designs a building, I construct a visual image to evoke an exchange with the viewer. My tools are light, shadow, color and form. I am successful if the viewer is moved, no matter how slight the emotional response. The final visual representation is more than accurately representing the physical plane. It is to create a feeling.


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