"I have been a full time custom furniture maker for the past 38 years. Over the last few years, I have become interested in brighter colors and less traditional forms that somehow don't easily lend themselves to furniture design. That interest first led me to pottery, but my main interest in pottery seemed to be the application of color. I was making pottery, but i was really making little paintings.
I am inspired by the work of non-representational artists like Hans Hoffman, Robert Motherwell and Franz Kline, and others of that genre, and inspired by their direct approach to applying color and paint to canvas, boards, and paper. Painting is a new thing for me, and we'll see where it goes ..."