Size: 24"W x 36"H x 1"D
Year Created: 2017
Ready to Hang
I love nature, and since my move to Colorado, have been especially in tune with it. I am fascinated with skulls, their shapes, and the feelings people evoke from them.
I also like to incorporate metal leaf in my work. This piece has gold leaf flecked throughout.
Whether it is something I see outside, or online, or anywhere for that matter, an image will stick in my head...it usually has to bounce around in my mind for a few months before I can get a handle on what I create. When the mood hits me, I usually take a few days and create many paintings at once.
I have loved art since I can remember. I grew up in a tiny town in the Colorado mountains, and always craved city life, so when I had the chance to leave town to go to college for art, I jumped at the chance. I graduated with a BFA from Colorado State University, and until now have been lost as to what I want to do with it. Over the last many years of jumping around job to job, place to place, I am finally in a position to follow my passion. Painting. Living in the Pacific Northwest for 15 years, and now back in Colorado. I am surrounded by natural beauty, and that is what inspires my creativity.