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Artist Statement

My work focuses on capturing the impermanent beauty of nature. In each piece I meticulously create a decadent botanicalscapes inhabited with butterflies, beetles that are surrounded in lush jewel toned flowers. My intent is to create a cinematic still life that draws in the viewer to an enticing and opulent world. I take a considered approach to each image and the way in which the light can bring drama and decadence to something as simple as a flower.  So much of this is about finding the truth in the subject by exploring the shadows and darkness.

As a visual artist my intent is to explore to the duality of nature by documenting its seductive beauty as well as its impermanent state of being.  I love to capture the botanicalscapes in its different stages of life from that of full bloom as well as decay.