Art that reminds you
the wild lives in you,
as much as you live in it.
Raw, instinctual, earth-stained and soul-rich.
As a mixed media abstract artist, the process is incredibly important to me. When I sit down to make, I know I am creating space within myself for what's honest and wildly natural, unspoiled by the stresses and obligations in my life.
What I found within is a trust in the process and myself, a freedom of spirit translated through marks, colour and texture.
My art works are the evidence of this journey, maps through inner landscapes inspired by the wildhearted spirit found in nature and within each of us.I hope these art works become a part of your story, as reminders of the rich and layered landscapes within yourself, potent and waiting to be explored.
The gift of these pieces for me was in the making of them. Now they are gifts to you, to bring that sense of groundedness and expansiveness into your homes.
Original art works created with soft pastel and graphite, that explore the dance between darkness and light, movement and stillness, turmoil and peace as we navigate what it is to live in a world of brokenness and beauty.
Maps of a journey taken through inner landscapes, emotional topography laid down in paint, collage and graphite. These works speak to a more elemental part of us, where we are (and always have been) authentically and naturally whole.
Connecting to a wilder place,
within and without
Explorer and explored, traveller and terrain - there is no denying that we don't just exist in nature, we are nature. We are rooted in earth and our soul rides on wind currents. We are made of salt water and iron and stardust.
In times of adversity or apathy, connection to our own raw beauty and instinctual power is more vital then ever. I hope these art works become potent reminders of your own wild nature and place in our achingly beautiful and diverse universe.
'There are moments that explode and become stars.'
- Octavio Paz
THINGS THAT INSPIRE MY WORK
Wild landscapes, topography, aerial photography, Chinese landscape painting, mythology, maps, gemstones and rocks, open skies, texture, earth based spirituality, pigments, Jungian psychology, mark making, contrasting materials, storytelling.