It has been said that I have an aesthetic that crosses boundaries. I have worked in both
the field of commercial photography and fine art. For over 30 years I have taken
photographs all over the world for corporate, editorial, and advertising clients. My
images have captured numerous awards, been widely exhibited, and included in many private
collections. I am especially proud of my portraits of women with heart disease, which
appeared in a special advertising section of The New Yorker.
Over the past ten years, while continuing my career in photography, I studied painting,
drawing, and color theory at the Corcoran College of Art and the Washington Studio School.
And, more recently, I have been working in glass fusion. Ive always been fascinated
with the intersection of technology and art, the point where an understanding of the
limitations and potential of the materials at hand liberates creativity.
My new glass pieces reflect my specific interest in the interplay of volume, mass,
density, and tone. I have been experimenting with the stacking of glass in the kiln in
such a way as to force movement patterns and blending of color. The extent of the flow is
controlled by the manipulation of time and temperature in the kiln and the placement of
Bullseye Glass selected my work for their e-merge 2006
[BullseyeGlass.com/emerge/2006/gallery.php] exhibition of rising talent in kiln-formed
glass and chose me to be part of their Glass for Life [BullseyeGlass.com/glassforlife/]