Artist Statement

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Expressions of Nature
How did life on earth begin? If you Google that question, you won’t find one definite answer.

If you believe in evolution and are a deductive thinker, you may think that all living things on the planet have evolved from one microorganism, and probably in water. But you may believe we came from biological particles carried by winds laden with space dust. One thing is certain: the sun had something to do with it.

With our common histories in mind, I take my camera into the world and, like a detective, try to discover the characteristics and mannerisms that all living things share.

In this collection of photographs, I hope you see some of our shared characteristics:

  • Resiliency
  • Vibrancy
  • Resourcefulness
  • Adaptability
  • Mysteriousness
  • Confidence

As I continue this search in our dynamic system, I strive for an ever- deepening look into the world that we often take for granted.