My artwork is about synthesizing what I see and feel into a personal narrative. Subjects are deconstructed into an amalgam of line, shape and color. I play with a balance between realism and abstraction. I paint primarily in oils. I incorporate under-painting and intentional mark-making to maximize the expressive quality of the medium. My simple palette consists of red, yellow, orange, blue, purple, green, and white which I mix while painting to create original colors.