If you obey all the rules,
you miss all the fun.
- Katharine Hepburn
For most of us the still-life as an art form often brings to mind a specific style of imagery rooted in the European masters’ compositional approach.
Yet, while these master works can seem ‘old fashioned’, the still-life has aways been a reflection of contemporary existence. It's a genre that can transcend time while reflecting the sensibilities of the era and society in which it is created.
On a technical level, my still-life paintings are inspired by contemporary hyperrealism but still pay homage to the traditional approaches.
At the narrative level, this work is an attempt to better understand the constants of life that connect us all as human beings through place and through time: cherished objects, childhood memories, and shared daily experiences.