"Even a photographer cannot fully capture the real beauty in nature. He can take multiple pictures and try to pick the best moment, but an artist can capture the beauty in his mind and bring out that feeling – and only that is comparable to nature."
This quote is used throughout my website and fliers because it represents the philosophy behind my art. The actual beauty and feelings you experience when you are in nature cannot be captured from taking a photograph.
I was inspired to paint this piece while I was driving through the Rockies on the way home from an exhibition. I noticed how beautiful the scenery was, so I parked my car and watched the sun hit the sand and rocks, creating a beautiful gold color. I sought to capture the effect of the sun on the rocks by applying gold powder to my resin mix to create the painting... Click here to read more
I am honored that my work has been selected as the program and event art for the 10 year anniversary of ocean conservation group Oceana's SeaChange Summer Party, one of Orange County's most prestigious galas. This year’s special guests will include; Sam Waterston, Lily Tomlin, and Ted Danson. See the "Turtle's Voyages" painting on the SeaChange event home page.
My painting "The Free Swimmers" will be auctioned off to support the worthy cause of protecting the health of our oceans and marine life. See the painting listed in the auction catalog here.