I hope you can join me for my upcoming show at the Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road, Bedminster, NJ
opening reception April 21 6-8 pm
oil on canvas 20 x 36 2023
oil on canvas 44 x 28 inches 2022
2022 oil on canvas 33 x 33
oil on canvas 35x35 2022
works in progress
I am interested in the use of violent imagery; visual story telling and symbols derived from Catholicism and reinterpreted in imaginative and domestic spaces.
I encountered this imagery as a child while going to church and continued to focus on them into my adulthood as I began my study of art history, specifically with Renaissance and Baroque imagery. I take items from everyday life and use them to reinvent Catholic rituals and icons.
In my paintings I explore these ideas through objects placed in various settings to create disturbing and dream-like spaces that also have a staged element to them – as when memories are rearranged and skewed over time.
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