Did Vincent Van Gogh write an artist’s statement? Art is much more complex than any statement which attempts to describe it. Art is a continuous dialogue that is ever-changing. I have always been told that I must find my voice in my art. I believe art is rather a reflection of the collective voice in society. It is an interpretation of the verbal and non verbal cues we absorb on a daily basis. I oppose narrowing myself to a single viewpoint. I quickly become bored with any particular style that soon becomes routine.
I understand that an artist does not create because they want to, but because they must. I do not stifle my muse by dictating which direction should be taken on any given day. I simply get out of my own way and allow the voice to speak whatever message or messages needs to be expressed through my art.
I can say that I am generally attracted to things that are highly sensual and evocative. I have always had an intuitive sense about design principals, even before I knew the rules. “The rules on what is possible and impossible in the arts were made by people who had not tested the bounds of the possible by going beyond them” —Neil Gaiman
I desire that my art be perceived as poetic in nature, rather than as a statement.