Hiking with camera in tow, I ﬁnd that, much to my hiking partner’s chagrin, more often than not the lens is aimed at the ground. The ground is mesmerizing with its ever changing dynamic force. Its intimacy is much more complex when compared with traditional panoramic scenes. My ground-scapes explore these richly life-evolving surfaces in the series The Ground We Walk On, and Love Songs for Earth.
In my meanderings with the paint, I stumble on engaging elements. Once the elements are found, the paintings evolve around them. The paintings become a composite of photographs and of the painting process, producing an interplay between consciousness and the natural world.