My paintings reflect how I see life – somewhat chaotic, but always vibrant and joyful. No matter what medium I use, each painting I create begins with a vibrant patchwork of paints and wild mark-making. From there, I begin laying in additional crazy shapes of color one by one. It is at this point that I let the painting direct me where to go next. This push and pull of color, texture, line, and shape is a dance that infuses and challenges my sensibilities. When superimposing layer upon layer of paint and manipulating it back and forth, I retreat into the profound journey of living in the moment with complete awareness and (mostly) acceptance. My intention always is to sprinkle seeds of joy and help foster optimism.