“The Purpose of Life is to Remember” Henry Miller
When I heard this quote it occurred to me that I spend my life painting, to remember; a moment, this place, that person, colors and textures redolent of experience; the heat of the summer garden, shimmering moonlight on a northern lake, a bouquet of flowers in the dead of winter. Souvenirs of time caught in a web of paint.
My still life work has evolved into an impressionistic style. The perspective is illusive, and deceives the viewer into a sense of definition, through simplified shape, color and texture of the paint creating a complexity to the artwork.