My work is created through direct observation, and through that process I have opened myself up to the entirely new concept of seeing instead of looking. We are often taught to take a quick glance, never stare…and in that space, I was limited. And through pose and gesture, I strive to capture the rawness and strength of feminine and masculine beauty.
Each model and pose creates a new inspiration and appreciation for the artistry of the human form. I am compelled to use the natural, simple and ancient medium of clay, to capture a certain mood or intention, rather than obtain complete anatomical accuracy. Sculpting, to me, becomes a mystical process where my thinking brain begins to quiet and the clay begins to take shape.
My sculptures are often the celebration of mixed medias, more spe