Background & History:
Born 1957 in Waterford, Connecticut. My father, who was a draftsman, poster artist, and print maker, was a creative influence for me when I was growing up. I now live and paint in Sarasota, Florida.
My art is a process of recalculating perception. It is a visual depiction of what naturally occurs when mentally indexing real life events with dream memories. I call my style of artwork, Rotorealism: external reality rotating through internal reality.
I implement acrylic under-painting with oil overlays of deeply saturated colors to underscore my recollection of life experiences as filtered through childhood impressions and memories – a period I view as inherently hopeful and central to my being. By incorporating a system of stylistic mapping similar in appearance to photographic multiple exposures, image fusion, soft focus, fragmentation and frame-cropping, I attempt to create a kinetic depiction of life and innocence remembered.
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA (Fine Art Studies 1976-1977)
Art Avenue Gallery, Sarasota, FL (2018 featured exhibition)