My daydreams revolve around a desire for an escape to the sea. As a child, my dad sailed aboard container ships, leaving me fixated on the unknown nature of the traumatically deep ocean. There is no way I can conceive of its magnitude, so stacked accumulated material, models, lists and doodles act as fragments and abstractions, stand ins for the unfathomable sea. Click through to see samples of my personal work.
I embrace a principle of tinkering as I embark with my students who are trying to understand what art is and what it is worth. As students learn to speak in a visual language, my goal as a teacher is threefold: students will become empowered to learn on their own, they will be encouraged to take risks, and they will learn creative problem-solving. Click through to see samples of student work.