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Layers of ice build over time. Translucent over the underlying mud, yet also building up into areas of solid creamy yellows and white, the ice forms its remarkable patterns. The salts in the water appear among the other textures and shapes, to look much like frozen brush marks. The paintings are made in layers too, similarly representing a process of time, ‘freezing’ the paint onto the canvas while it dries.


Water has always troubled me and yet I recognize its beauty too. The power, the weight, the light it carries, the ebb and flow, what it yields and what it hides all fascinate me. It has extraordinary power, both physically and emotionally, but again, it is trips into my unconscious memory that empower me to paint it’s depths, connecting me to my own inner experiences.


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