Artist Statement

At a time when our focus is so challenged by external sources the dissonance that occurs during the process of recall is of particular interest to me. Through introspection I’m often influenced by nuances of memory and feeling: the engagement between the felt and the seen, that might then be released into the work. The concepts of chance and imperfection are infinitely more interesting to me than rigid flawlessness. I’m especially drawn to the aesthetics of traditional Asian craft, particularly those from Japan: the reverence for materials and respect for time, and the natural processes it causes through wear and degeneration.