There are primitive animal instincts lurking in our own depths, waiting for the chance to slide past a conscious moment.

The sculptures I create focus on human psychology, stripped of context and rationalization, and articulated through animal and human forms. On the surface, these figures are simply feral and domestic individuals suspended in a moment of tension. Beneath the surface they embody the impacts of aggression, territorial desires, isolation, and pack mentality.

Upcoming Events:

  • 4 New works appearing at the Gerald Peters Gallery in Santa Fe, NM August 1, 2015
  • Advanced and Introductory Workshops with Beth Cavener at Studio 740 (email below for details)
    – September 1-12, 2015
    – May 2016
    -July 2016

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