I believe our decisions and ultimately our life, is directly linked to the way we see ourselves as well as others. My subject matter mostly includes some form of human element.
I am intrigued by the link between the psyche and the arts, but also by the interplay between the controlled vs the uncontrolled. I would often experiment on the work itself and allow the element of surprise to form part of the bigger whole, almost like a kind of meditative art. Being in a meditative state whilst creating is where the actual ‘process of creating’ is also given importance, and the creator is both an artist and a witness, attentively observing the process as it takes place.
I find that my work often reverts back to the human race and our constant need for approval as well as improving of the self, rather than just ‘being’ who we are and being OK with that. The viewer is therefor mostly presented with various, often absurd, elements from which they can draw their own conclusions or internal dialogue.
My art, painting, life drawing, jewellery, photography are all interlinked - the human figure, and more specific the human condition, with key elements like growth, aspiration, conflict, mortality, emotionality, challenges and uniqueness, being my main inspiration.