This site is mainly dedicated to an ongoing project, using the media of oil paint and carved wood, exploring sacred tradition.
After several years experimenting with various media and techniques, I have settled on carved wood as a ground for oil painting.
The development of this approach can be traced through past work. For example: printmaking (specifically woodcuts) drew my attention to the engraved block itself
as an object; sculpting generated an interest in bringing dimension to the ground in painting.
The development of the overarching theme, "New Impressions of Sacred Western Tradition", has been more of a hidden process, but has no doubt been informed by what inspires me. This theme will comprise three subjects: