Artist’s Statement Things – solid
inanimate objects – seem to be the most knowable, reliable and defined entities
of our daily experience. I have
always suspected that this is not the entire truth. As a sculptor I explore the inner potential of things and
create works that make the mystery, uneasiness and animate presence of solid
objects more apparent. The
possibility of articulating ideas, feeling and questions without language is the
aspect of sculpture I find most compelling.
were made with the knowledge of many other related objects in mind. Although
they have no other utility than their accessibility to contemplation, their vocabulary
is derived from the features of utilitarian objects. Form and function are
confounded, mutated and hybridized to illuminate the richness and complexity of
their being and of our experience of this world dense with things.