I have always been attracted to old objects. These objects are often no longer valued or wanted. In them I see a dignity that comes with age. By using them as subject matter, I can give them a place in the sun once again. I like to paint a lot of detail because I feel the detail often shows the object's personality.
For many years I was influenced by the still lifes from previous centuries. I used my own collection of things, such as ceramic animal figures, in my paintings. I also liked to paint still lifes with my home's interior as a background. Over time, I became interested in painting old objects found in estate sales.
Initially self taught, I spent a year in France studying classical realism. This study improved my...
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