Much of my work looks Abstract Expressionist or Action painting with the larger scale works. I work fast. However when they are done I am always looking for the image. In fact there are alway multiple images. More than one painting in one. At one time I would rotate the painting and another fully complete objective painting would emerge. Some can see these, others can not.
Since joining the Church of Jesus Christ and Latter Day Saints, now being an Elder in the Church, my work explores the dichotomies between what is right and what is wrong. I wear a "Choose The Rite" ring to hold my intent and have it as a moving force in everything I do. The subconscious and unconscious parts of my work pick up on this and the allegories play out.
As the lines blur in the world of what is moral, the gospel says it straight. Now being a bisexual male in a heterosexual world I see with different eyes. To have the intent of marriage, one wife and to live the law of Chastity. The opposition shows up in work showing me where subconsciously I am still at war with myself and the world around me. My portraits show how I am seen by others, each showing an off'ness. Something not quite right. Mentally different from the mainstream. My mental illness coming into the work.
I see threw eyes much of the world does not. My work explores myself, and I share that with the world. It might be egotistical, or it is an exploration of the macrocosm by looking at the microcosm. I must paint and create. It shows me where I am going.