My paintings are not studies of specific places. Most often they are composites of different places, feelings, and natural effects.
Although some paintings are more representational than others, they are usually not meant to be identified as a specific place. Instead, they are each meant to evoke a certain unique message and feeling in the viewer.
Many paintings focus on one or two aspects of the natural environment that fascinate me, such as the shapes created by natural formations, light effects through trees, light effects on water, combinations of various elements, etc.
My art is in tribute to the natural resources and timeless beauty found in Northern Virginia and elsewhere. I hope that my paintings will inspire people to take more time to appreciate the beauty in the natural world around them and to reflect on the emotions that this beauty brings.