New impressions of medieval cosmology with oil on carved wood.
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 Medieval Cosmology", has been more of a hidden process, but has no doubt been informed by what inspires me. This theme will comprise four subjects: