I depict the sometimes conflicting aspects of life through painted images. I utilize various techniques and subjects, each chosen to best communicate my ideas and questions to the viewer. While seemingly disparate, my bodies of work are not at odds. Rather, they offer several entrance points to the question of how people balance multiple spheres of influence and experience – often overlapping, interfering, or repelling one another in daily living. Throughout my work I explore the tension between fantasy and reality, the urban