NYFA MARK Alumni
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2011
Encaustic on panel
10 x 10 x 7
STATEMENT
I work at the boundary of painting and sculpture, making installations and pedestal-based works that are an elaboration of visual information. Referencing diagrams found in earth science textbooks, I study the way events and phenomena occur in the geological time scale, creating micro/macro records in paint of what happens below a terrain's surface.

My current body of work comprises a series of empirical demonstrations that contemplate and compare human and geologic time. These scaled-down interpretations of larger occurrences are not only an indication of the features of the earth and lengths of events; they are core samples of the act of painting, promoting innovation in the timeworn study of process and materials.
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