In some circles, I am known for my colorful intaglio prints, mixed media and sculpture. Throughout my career, I have fluctuated between playful, abstract and representational imagery, while integrating personal and spiritual life experiences with observations of our contemporary world. I like to explore the nature of God and man through art, commerce and culture.
Creating art provides me a visual environment to study spiritual matters, some of which are communicated in the Bible and ideally inspired by God. I look for the intersection of life and scripture… and dwell as much as I can, as long as I can, in that place. At times my art has a celebratory or prayerful intent. As the natural world reveals only small glimpses of characteristics of God’s divine nature, I believe the word of God is the ultimate standard of truth and the best art has been and is crafted by God alone. I can only hope to imitate some small facet of His creation. I use my art as an avenue to investigate such truth, ideally advance my relationship with God, and communicate with individuals in my sphere of influence.
Technically speaking, my hand-pulled fine prints are experimental in character, often featuring the luminosity of ink through layering and viscosity printing techniques. While producing primarily intaglio monoprints and monotypes, printmaking has always been a comfortable, flexible medium to develop, refine and record my ideas and impressions.
I am a bit of an entrepreneur too, living and working close to Lake Superior, in Northern Wisconsin, with my wife and daughter, where I make art, teach some and assist entrepreneurs.