art is my lifeforce, my spiritual guide.
Inspired by the cycles of nature, my large and small
scale art is focused on the fragility of life, living with
uncertainty and renewal.
I explore ephemeral cycles of life, death and
regeneration, symbolically evidenced in the fluidity of water
and the movement of tides.
I explore sites over time and basic concerns, in series.
Over the years I balanced my own evolution as an artist
with the demands of diverse populations in the public realm.
As a multi-dimensional artist, educator and facilitator
with a wide vision, I interwove various threads in the creation
of my own work and the art of others.
the past thirty years I guided people of all ages, backgrounds
and abilities to manifest individual and community
revitalization through the visual arts.
I worked as an artist-in-residence in inner city and
rural neighborhoods in schools and other community settings.
For the past sixteen years I focused on arts for wellness
in healthcare and other settings.
I orchestrated large-scale projects with non
professional, intergenerational, well and ill groups.
I collaborated with architects, landscape designers,
scientists, city planners, arts and other
These community based, public art projects are
exemplified in a contemplative, Healing
Arbor, created with those touched by cancer, a Path of Renewal, created with traumatic brain injured artists, and
murals or wallpieces, incorporating the art components of
Through cumulative creative processes, individuals enjoy
a richer engagement with life as their communities are ingested
with beauty and meaning.
own art manifests from a deeply personal perspective, as well as
a public, community based consciousness.
I have evolved as a public and gallery artist, developing
a visual language that integrates multiple layers and realities
into dimensional wall pieces, sculptures and installations.
In particular I focused on the creation of indoor and
outdoor, site-specific environments, using transparent and
ephemeral natural and man-made elements.
Since 1994 I created a series of Lifeforce
installations along local waterways, incorporating indigenous
Annually I create site-specific outdoor environments in
regional sculpture exhibitions, seeking to blend with
their natural settings, often water based.