Since the 1970s I have exhibited my work in the
While the shape of my work has occasionally taken different forms, there has been a narrative thread throughout. Most often the themes address human sexuality and vulnerability, but also examine ideas about power as it relates to the arts and artists.
In the early 1980s in
To the present time I remain interested in ideas of power/control and human frailty. Most recently I have attempted to highlight these ideas in paintings through the use of animal-like figures, and popular cartoon characters frequently deprived of gravity. The work is often whimsical in an attempt to unsettle the viewer.
I was awarded a seven week studio residency at the Saltonstall Foundation for Arts in upstate New York, which provided an opportunity for me to develop new work and explore new ideas.