I begin with the feeling of being a body and the ways I’m affected by what I see and touch. I focus on the somatic senses of touch, movement and sensation–my own and my viewers’–to plumb the inner dimensions of experience, whether physical, psychological or spiritual. I seek to overcome such divisions as outside and inside, mind and body, matter and spirit.
The artworks are constructions ranging from small enough to cradle to large enough to enter. They use a variety of sensuous materials rich in expressive qualities and tactile appeal, recently integrating light, motion, neon and video into their meaning and structure.