I am fascinated with wood and with movement, having had a life-long enchantment with all kinds of objects that move.  From toys to massive kinetic installations, from the whimsical to the deadly serious; I am exploring how to change the prevailing attitude that art is not to be physically handled. 

 

This infatuation is leading me to make sculpture that is playful yet is more than a plaything.   In particular, I want my sculptures to abolish the invisible wall between “The Viewer” and “The Art” by encouraging touch and direct interaction with the pieces.

 

I’m beginning to work on a larger scale, combining materials that provide a different textural context than wood alone (such as glass, metal, wire and fabric).  Recently, I began a series incorporating lighting as well as kinetics and will be investigating how movement can be enhanced by light and shadow.


Thanks for visiting my website.  Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have questions or comments on my art or process.