We should not dwell upon the past. Nor should we ignore it. We should build on it.
So my current work is a synthesis of Baroque with Pop; traditional media with
digital; precise composition with exploiting chance.
My source imagery is digital and photographic — that is accidentally or intentionally distorted photos, photos of photos, photos of video, damaged or otherwise altered laser prints and so on. These are the sketches and studies, so to speak, for the final paintings. The imagery is process driven and the somewhat accidental nature of the process is key to the aesthetic.
I don't set out to express any precise meaning in these. Themes emerge during the
process. I follow a series of impulses and accidents to discover new narratives or