My photographs acknowledge natural elements, treating them as both landscapes and still lifes. Presented as large scale images, they test the boundaries between recognition and abstraction.

The use of natural subjects helps to promote meaningful awareness about environmental stewardship. A portion of the proceeds support The Chesapeake Bay Foundation and the Norfolk Botanical Gardens.

I’m an Ohio native and current Virginia Beach resident. I received a BFA from Kent State University School of Visual Communication and Design. My photography exploration is a product of years in the world of brand advertising and design as an art director, creative director, agency founder and educator. Training that inspires me to approach art openly but with a purpose. My work has been in exhibitions at MOCA (the Museum of Contemporary Art) in Virginia Beach, Capital One in Chesapeake, VA, multiple BOJUart gallery exhibits in Virginia Beach and Richmond, and the Norfolk Botanical Gardens.

A Thousand Tales

40 x 60 inches, mounted on wood panel with resin varnish