Working in three dimensional space has been a passion since my youth and visualizing objects from all angles comes easily to me. My mentors were my father in his woodworking shop and my sculpture professor, Jan Zack, at the University of Oregon.
My approach to artwork is based on the ancient guild craftsman approach. I felt that I must thoroughly understand the materials and the processes before embarking on a career in sculpture. After graduation, I wanted to learn how to fabricate metal. I