PRIMARILY A STORYTELLER, THESE EXPRESSIVE  PAINTINGS ARE CREATED SPONTANEOUSLY WITH NO PREDETERMINED OUTCOME. THEY ARE ALL ON WOOD PANELS; I AM SO HEAVY HANDED AND FAST THAT I NEED A FIRM SURFACE TO STAND UP TO MY INTENSITY.  THESE MULTI-LAYERED MIXED MEDIA PAINTINGS MAY BEGIN WITH COLLAGE WORK SUCH AS SCRAPS OF COLLECTED PAPERS FROM TRAVELS,  GLUED DOWN GESTURAL FIGURE DRAWINGS, OR EVEN PRINTS OF MY VISUAL JOURNAL PAGES. I THEN LAYER PAINT, NARRATIVE, TICKETS STUBS, DRAWING MARKS, STENCIL PATTERNS, MORE PAINTING AND BACK AND FORTH BETWEEN THE IMAGE AND THE WORDS UNTIL I FEEL I HAVE FINISHED TELLING MY STORY. I ALLOW THE STORY TO EVOLVE THROUGH THIS CONSTANT BACK AND FORTH OF RAW EXPRESSION. Many of these paintings are sold, but click here for my etsy store to see what is currently available.