My work presents a twilit, chimerical realm haunted by figures, animals, and hybrids.
I am preoccupied with how humans leave a trace of their presence both as individuals and collectively on the world; the presence of a figure in a room, the trajectory of a cyclist across a park, or more destructive collisions of humanity with the natural world.
I am fascinated by how marks on a surface can both create and destroy.
I use a combination of flattened acrylic grounds and viscerally applied oils as well as a myriad of different brushstrokes, scratches, glazes, and spatters that fetishise both the medium of paint and the subject I am painting equally.
Ultimately I seek in my paintings to explore both the desire and the disquietude in the human experience through my own experience as a queer artist living and working both in the heart of the city and now in rural isolation.