I call these works dreamscapes, or “memoryscapes”. I am interested in the light and color we take from places that are meaningful to us and linger in our memories. What are the minimal elements that build a visual image in our mind’s eye and the feelings we have about that place? What gives a place it’s energy that makes it feel like home or a place we remember? These paintings begin with a strong memory, and move toward obscurity, and like memories, can be a little fuzzy around the edges. Through these paintings, I attempt to use color and light to capture the spirit and tell the story of place.
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