Primarily, my inspiration is derivitive of the New York School art movement genre of abstract expressionism. Additionally, I incorporate expressionist painting influences, derived from the CoBrA art, German Expressionism, in creating my personal brand, of representational, expressionist painting.
Taking formal techniques from the CoBrA and New York School art movement, I blend subliminal nuances emanating from sources of inspiration, that are as diverse as Japanese calligraphy to the tribal art, of the Dogon.
Utilizing a layering of abstract expressionist painting applications, I reference the oevres of expressionist artists that includes: Jackson Pollock, Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, Willem deKooning, Hans Hofmann, Robert Motherwell, and lesser known, abstract expressionism art movement painters.
Representational techniques have been strongly influenced by the bold, vibrant, and colorful expressionist painting genre of significant CoBrA art movement icons, including: Cornielle, Karel Appel, Rooskens, Eugene Brands, Lucebert and Asger Jorn.I prefer to work in mixed media, incorporating gesso, tempera, acrylic, enamel and oil on canvas.
My goal is to create individual series, dominated by influences from a combination of artists, overlaid with my personal interpretation or social commentary on events that effect us all....