Artist Statement . . .
“I am a representational painter, who finds himself in a paradoxical situation, which
involves the illusion of space in his paintings. I am concerned with creating the
illusion of a three-
So I give the illusion of three dimensions but also flatten out parts of the frame.
The use of perspective and overlapping shapes help me give the illusion of objects
going back in a three-
I really like the idea of filling the format; my backgrounds are really strong. My
objects have common lines with things in the works. I want people to look at my work
and have their minds go back and forth between two-
I wish to create paintings, not pretty pictures.”