Artist’s Statement

As a husband, father, sailor, triathlete, and artist -  I strive to get the most out of my commitments and enjoy the journey.  Life is what you make it.

I have been fascinated with making photos since receiving my first camera, a Brownie Starflex, at age 6.  Coming home from school to find a new Life magazine on the mail table was a rush for me.  My passion for photography as well as making movies continued through childhood.  After studying architecture in college, I returned to photography and moved to New York City.

Image making for me is about discovery.  I’ve used assorted films, cameras, techniques, and software over the years to produce a unique look - but that doesn’t matter.  A powerful visual image, no matter how it’s created, stands on it’s own.

My goal is to produce an image that will engage the mind, spin it’s wheels, and perhaps trigger an emotion.  Thus, I love the surreal.  I also love big images and how they can transform a space by grabbing the viewers attention.

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“Art is unquestionably one of the purest and highest elements in human happiness.  It trains the mind through the eye, and the eye through the mind.  As the sun colors flowers, so does art color life.” - John Lubbock