Animals have fascinated me for as long as I can remember. Whether it was a bird flying through the sky or a fish swimming in a pond, I noticed it and was captivated by it. When I observe an animal, I see nature being its most wild and untouched self, reminding me of the creative wellspring from which my own species also comes from, the parts of myself that are still deeply rooted in instinct and sense. In that moment, all separation between us disappears and I am staring at a part of myself, far removed and completely other, yet somehow familiar.
My art is an attempt to recreate and reignite that connection, because without it I believe that all of us on this planet will transform back into the dust from whence we came for good. We must remember our animal nature, our animal family, our nature rooted beginnings and our interdependence with our environment if we are to survive the changes the world will be facing as our climates shifts. Nature provides the wisdom and knowledge if we can listen and observe with respect and reverence. It is my will that my art reflects and resonates that message to the world.