I am interested in a background that interposes with foreground, simulating that we, somehow, are all interconnected on many levels and themes in our lives and in our world.
If “mark making” is the language of painting, (and it is in it's basic form), how can it coincidently describe an image and describe space, and still remain true to its basic form?
I am searching for the most constructive mark to communicate in its authenticity. It is this that directs me through my painting.
Master of Fine Arts, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1996
Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, 1985
University of Wisconsin Marathon County, Matching Grant Purchase Award
Aspirus Wausau Hospital, Matching Grant Purchase Award
Honorable Mention, 66th Annual Student Art Show, Memorial Union Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Madison Artist Scholarship
Paulette Chandler Award, University of Wisconsin, Madison