My sculpture is rooted in a love of nature, the built environment and inspired by the life forces binding us together.
The uniqueness of my art is in the use of diverse genre, materials and themes that bring people together to enjoy the site, one another and celebrate community. To build these connections evoking feelings of belonging and joy the works are inspired by the site’s history, uses and stories we tell.
My role is to create the concept and vision, manage the project, and work with the designers, skilled trades and craftspeople to bring the vision to fruition.
Since 1990, I have worked with Stephen on 5 projects that adorn interior and exterior settings at Bethany Village, a senior living community in Centerville, Ohio. Stephen is a master of working collaboratively with staff to generate concepts that he transforms into beautiful artistic expressions of organizational mission and values. Each work is a masterpiece that adds elegance and meaning to its location, enhancing quality of life for the residents, staff, and visitors who enjoy the space. I appreciate his creativity and expertise in deploying a variety of materials and processes to complete valuable works of extraordinary art.
Art matters. Attention to the details of our environment leads to love of place, which brings us to take responsibility for the spaces where we live and work. And by extension, the people with whom we live and work. And by extension, to our local communities, our cities, our nations, and our world.
We champion the role of artists in our society. We need artists to provide us with inspiration, creativity, and imagination, and to help us envision a better world.
Architects and designers know that remarkable design can change everything. They connect the dots across disciplines, collaborating with artists to make the world a more beautiful place. They are the ultimate patrons of the arts.
In the process, design professionals promote imagination and creativity, and through their commissions, make original art integral to and accessible in people's lives.
Art in our public and private spaces helps us fight ordinary buildings, ordinary streets, ordinary cities. We celebrate the extraordinary.
The architecture of our buildings and the design of our interiors affect our happiness and well-being. Each of us deserves a daily dose of inspiration.