Artist's Statement
 

My paintings begin as rag tracings or gestures on tinted canvas and progress to intricately imaged biomorphic landscapes.  I work without sketches or ideas, allowing the painting process itself to inform my work.  I utilize a glazing technique often requiring twenty or more layers to develop color and value.  During the approximately 80 hours that it takes to bring a piece to completion, the first 60 or so are driven by purely formal concerns, the darkening of a passage here, the creation of depth or focus there.   During the final quarter of the painting process I begin to understand what the painting is about.  From then on my crafting of the painting is focused upon developing that concept or image. 
 


                        Artist's Resume

Education
 

FORMAL 

    B.F.A. (Studio/Painting) 
    University of Colorado at Boulder, 
    1993

    University of Colorado at Boulder
    Fine Arts Department
    Graduate Course
    Fear and Hope in Painting
    Instructor:  George Woodman
                  Fall/1996

    Emily Carr College of Art and Design
    Vancouver, British Columbia
    Advanced Painting
    Summer/1996
    Instructor:  Lucy Hogg

ADDITIONAL EDUCATION:

    Vermont Studio Center
     One month residency, Fall 1999

    Fechin Institute
    Taos, New Mexico
    -- 1993 Greg Kruetz Painting Workshop 
    -- 1992 David Leffel Painting Workshop
    -- 1990 Ray Vinella Painting Workshop

    Denver Art Student's League
    Various Courses 1990-1993

 PUBLICATIONS

     2001 Genesis Calendar
    Greyson Art Publications 

other

    ARTALKS, 2001
    Dairy Center for the Arts
    Boulder, Colorado 

Exhibitions

    EAST SIDE CULTURE CRAWL, 2000
    OPEN STUDIOS,  VANCOUVER, B.C.
     BOULDER OPEN STUDIOS 2000
    Juried Show
    Boulder, Colorado

    WRIGHT KINGDOM
     Rotating gallery exhibition, 2001
      Boulder, Colorado

    BOULDER OPEN STUDIOS 1999, 2000, 2001
    Juried Show
    Boulder, Colorado

    ECCAD
    Concourse Gallery
    Group Exhibition/July 1996

    CANADIAN FEDERATION OF ARTISTS
    Juried Show
    Granville Island, Vancouver
    1995

    Boulder Contemporary Art Gallery
    My Very Best: Spring 1991 and 1992

    BFA Show
    Sibell Wolle Gallery
    University of Colorado at Boulder
    December 1993

Awards

    Vermont Studio Center
    Artistís Grant, 1999

Collections
 

    Greene, Meyer and McElroy, P.C.
    Boulder, Colorado

    Private collections in New York, Colorado,
    New Mexico and Canada
  

 

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