Material Wealth

Plants are about math. Specifically, in their growth, they improvise on the mathematical principles programmed into their DNA, rooting, climbing, or budding as abundantly as their surroundings will allow. When I consider the complex processes that give rise to a leaf, fruit, or flower, I feel outrageously wealthy to encounter such wonders. At the same time, I feel sheepish over the elation that I experience, and so I aim for an element of humor—gentle self-mocking?—in these portraits of botanical phenomena, sometimes accompanied by the vessels or textiles that I find among my own modest personal treasures.

Collages

Paintings and Drawings